Thunder Thun"der, v. t. To emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation. [1913 Webster]

Oracles severe Were daily thundered in our general's ear. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

An archdeacon, as being a prelate, may thunder out an ecclesiastical censure. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • Thunder — Thun der, n. [OE. [thorn]under, [thorn]onder, [thorn]oner, AS. [thorn]unor; akin to [thorn]unian to stretch, to thunder, D. donder thunder, G. donner, OHG. donar, Icel. [thorn][=o]rr Thor, L. tonare to thunder, tonitrus thunder, Gr. to nos a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thunder — [thun′dər] n. [ME thuner, thunder (with unhistoric d ) < OE thunor, akin to Ger donner < IE base * (s)ten , loud rustling, deep noise > ON Thorr,THOR, Gr stenein, to moan, L tonare, to thunder] 1. the sound that follows a flash of… …   English World dictionary

  • Thunder — Thun der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Thundered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thundering}.] [AS. [thorn]unrian. See {Thunder}, n.] 1. To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; often used impersonally; as, it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • thunder — ► NOUN 1) a loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to the expansion of rapidly heated air. 2) a resounding loud deep noise. ► VERB 1) (it thunders, it is thundering, etc.) thunder sounds. 2) move heavily and forcefully …   English terms dictionary

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