thunderstrike

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transitive verb thun·der·strike \-ˌstrīk\

Definition of thunderstrike

thunderstruck

play \-ˌstrək\

thunderstruck

also

thunderstricken

play \-ˌstri-kən\

thunderstriking

play \-ˌstrī-kiŋ\
  1. 1 :  to strike dumb :  astonish <was thunderstruck at the news>

  2. 2 archaic :  to strike by or as if by lightning

Examples of thunderstrike in a sentence

  1. <everyone was thunderstruck when she quit her job without warning>

Circa 1586

First Known Use of thunderstrike

circa 1586


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