Definition of thundercloud
: a cloud charged with electricity and producing lightning and thunder
Examples of thundercloud in a Sentence
We watched the gathering thunderclouds.
Recent Examples of thundercloud from the Web
As Sweeney prepares his bloody vengeance against those who’ve wronged him (and a few poor sods who haven’t), Gonio is like a looming thundercloud gathering barometric pressure before a horrific storm.
The action caused a thundercloud of uncertainty because the USGA didn’t announce its rules decision until after the round.
Last year, eventual winner Dustin Johnson's ball accidentally moved on the fifth hole of the final round, creating a thundercloud of uncertainty as the USGA didn't announce its rules decision until after the round.
Gaze well above the top of a thundercloud while blocking out all the lightning action below with a piece of cardboard.
Nine miles away, the island of Moorea springs up from the sea, its jagged green peaks bundled in thunderclouds.
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First Known Use of thundercloud
THUNDERCLOUD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thundercloud for English Language Learners
: a large, dark cloud that produces lightning and thunder
THUNDERCLOUD Defined for Kids
Definition of thundercloud for Students
: a dark storm cloud that produces lightning and thunder
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