Examples of thunderbolt in a Sentence
He was struck dead by a thunderbolt.
Recent Examples of thunderbolt from the Web
Rashford was at the heart of every England attack during his time on the pitch at Elland Road, and opened the scoring with a thunderbolt from outside the box.
Having won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, Bob Baffert’s latest thunderbolt will attempt to sweep the 3-year-old classics in the 1 ½-mile Belmont Stakes.
Chelsea took the lead through Alvaro Morata, but a Christian Eriksen thunderbolt and Dele Alli's quickfire double midway through the second half took the game away from the hosts, ending the reigning champions' Champions League hopes.
Arsenal looked shellshocked, but almost pulled back in front as Xhaka forced Hart into a stunning diving save down low to his left, after unleashing a trademark thunderbolt from 25 yards.
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.
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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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