thundering

adjective
thun·​der·​ing | \ ˈthən-d(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce thundering (audio) \

Definition of thundering

: awesomely great, intense, or unusual

Other Words from thundering

thunderingly adverb

Examples of thundering in a Sentence

the preacher delivered a thundering speech on the decline of morality in modern society

First Known Use of thundering

1543, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thundering

thundering, present participle of thunder entry 2

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The first known use of thundering was in 1543

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“Thundering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thundering. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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