Thesaurus

thunder

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of thunder

  1. 1 to make a long loud deep noise or cry <as we got closer, the waterfall thundered louder and louder> Synonyms bellow, boom, growl, roarRelated Words grumble, roll, rumble; bang, blare, blast, peal, scream, screech, shriek, squall; bawl, call, cry, holler, hoot, shout, whoop, yell; bell, caterwaul, howl, wail, yowlNear Antonyms grunt, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper; mewl, pule, squeak, whimper

  2. 2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance <a hotheaded man who was always thundering about the crooks and idiots running the government> Synonyms bawl, bay, bellow, cry, holler, hollo (or halloo also hallo), roar, shout, sound off, call, vociferate, yellRelated Words crow, whoop; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squeak, squeal; caterwaul, howl, ululate, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; hail; speak out, speak upNear Antonyms breathe, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper



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