English dictionary

Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English noun: thunder

1. thunder (event) a deep prolonged loud noise

Synonymsboom, roar, roaring

Broader (hypernym)noise

2. thunder (event) a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning

Broader (hypernym)noise

Narrower (hyponym)thunderclap

3. thunder (artifact) street names for heroin

Synonymsbig H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, smack

Broader (hypernym)diacetylmorphine, heroin

Domain usagestreet name

English verb: thunder

1. thunder (motion) move fast, noisily, and heavily

SamplesThe bus thundered down the road.

ExamplesCars thunder in the streets , The streets thunder with cars

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)move

2. thunder (communication) utter words loudly and forcefully

Samples`Get out of here,' he roared.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)shout

3. thunder (weather) be the case that thunder is being heard

SamplesWhenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed.

ExamplesIt was thundering all day long


Pattern of useIt is ----ing


4. thunder (communication) to make or produce a loud noise

SamplesThe river thundered below.
The engine roared as the driver pushed the car to full throttle.

ExamplesThe cars thunder down the avenue

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)howl, roar

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk