thunderous

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adjective thun·der·ous \ ˈthən-d(ə-)rəs \

Definition of thunderous

1 a :producing thunder
b :making or accompanied by a noise like thunder
  • thunderous applause

thunderously

adverb

Examples of thunderous in a Sentence

  1. The audience responded with thunderous applause.

  2. the last thunderous chord of the symphony rang throughout the hall

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First Known Use of thunderous

1582


THUNDEROUS Defined for English Language Learners

thunderous

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Definition of thunderous for English Language Learners

  • : making a loud noise like the sound of thunder : very loud



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