Examples of thunderbolt in a Sentence
He was struck dead by a thunderbolt.
Recent Examples of thunderbolt from the Web
Sanon found possession 30 yards from goal before unleashing a thunderbolt through a crowd of Argentine players and finding the top right-hand corner of the net.
Half of our literature is based on true love striking like a thunderbolt but hitting totally unsuitable targets.
The news always strikes like a thunderbolt when a talented freshman opts to remain in school for another year.
The announcement didn't exactly land like a thunderbolt.
The announcement didn’t exactly land like a thunderbolt.
To him, that's scoring a 30-yard thunderbolt into the top corner.
Like a thunderbolt — on a powerful chord in the music — the ballerina, crossing the stage, arrives once more with the hero, but now clinging to his waist, her head and shoulders arched away from him in a deep backbend, as caught in the photo above.
As Czech president, Milos Zeman has used his lofty official residence to hurl down verbal thunderbolts expressing, in characteristically profane terms, his disdain for Muslims, journalists and the European Union.
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THUNDERBOLT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thunderbolt for English Language Learners
: a flash of lightning that makes a loud sound of thunder and that hits someone or something
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