Examples of thunderclap in a Sentence
I was awakened by a thunderclap.
awakened by the thunderclap of a large branch falling on the roof
Recent Examples of thunderclap from the Web
That Shakespearean thunderclap was her first time back on stage in 25 years.
Investigating a fragment from Sputnik IV — a less heralded part of the space program that had begun with the thunderclap of the first Sputnik’s orbits of Earth in 1957 — proved irresistible to a mineralogical expert.
Your eyes perceive liftoff first as the sound races to catch up, like a bolt of lightning and the following thunderclap.
But Tuesday’s announcement landed like a thunderclap — sending stocks for insurers and other major health companies tumbling.
An offensive thunderclap filled with shooters, high-IQ ball-handlers and intricate sets, Michigan has the potential to bring any defense in America to a knee while getting a round of applause in the process.
Tuesday's thunderclap exposed the threadbare relationship Trump has with the GOP.
One night in 2013, Jeffrey McMahon awoke to a thunderclap of books on his head and the realization that his one-bedroom rental apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn, was no longer tolerable.
The collective engine thunderclap rattles my ribcage.
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First Known Use of thunderclap
THUNDERCLAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thunderclap for English Language Learners
: a very loud, sharp sound of thunder
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