thunderstorm

noun thun·der·storm \ -ˌstȯrm \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of thunderstorm

: a storm accompanied by lightning and thunder

Examples of thunderstorm in a Sentence

  1. There are thunderstorms in the forecast.

  2. The weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning.

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First Known Use of thunderstorm

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THUNDERSTORM Defined for English Language Learners

thunderstorm

noun

Definition of thunderstorm for English Language Learners

  • : a storm with lightning and thunder


THUNDERSTORM Defined for Kids

thunderstorm

noun thun·der·storm \ ˈthən-dər-ˌstȯrm \

Definition of thunderstorm for Students

: a storm with thunder and lightning


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