thundercloud

noun thun·der·cloud \ ˈthən-dər-ˌklau̇d \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of thundercloud

: a cloud charged with electricity and producing lightning and thunder

Examples of thundercloud in a Sentence

  1. We watched the gathering thunderclouds.

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THUNDERCLOUD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of thundercloud for English Language Learners

  • : a large, dark cloud that produces lightning and thunder


THUNDERCLOUD Defined for Kids

thundercloud

noun thun·der·cloud \ ˈthən-dər-ˌklau̇d \

Definition of thundercloud for Students

: a dark storm cloud that produces lightning and thunder

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