thunderclap

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noun thun·der·clap \-ˌklap\

Definition of thunderclap

  1. 1 :  a clap of thunder

  2. 2 :  something sharp, loud, or sudden like a clap of thunder

Examples of thunderclap in a sentence

  1. I was awakened by a thunderclap.

  2. <awakened by the thunderclap of a large branch falling on the roof>

14th Century

First Known Use of thunderclap

14th century


THUNDERCLAP Defined for English Language Learners

thunderclap

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noun thun·der·clap \-ˌklap\

Definition of thunderclap for English Language Learners

  • : a very loud, sharp sound of thunder



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