transitive verb

Definition of outthunder

  1. 1 :  to outdo in thundering in the storm he must outthunder the thunder — John Mason Brown

  2. 2 :  to make more noise than :  overpower in sound the main thought is outthundered by the overtones — J. P. Bishop

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Origin and Etymology of outthunder

out- + thunder

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