Definition of thunderclap
1 : a clap of thunder
2 : something sharp, loud, or sudden like a clap of thunder
Examples of thunderclap in a sentence
I was awakened by a thunderclap.
awakened by the thunderclap of a large branch falling on the roof
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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