Thundering
Thundering \Thun"der*ing\, n. Thunder. --Rev. iv. 5. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • Thundering — Thun der*ing, a. 1. Emitting thunder. [1913 Webster] Roll the thundering chariot o er the ground. J. Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 2. Very great; often adverbially. [Slang] [1913 Webster] {Thun der*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thundering — ► ADJECTIVE 1) making a resounding, loud, deep noise. 2) informal extremely great, severe, or impressive: a thundering bore …   English terms dictionary

  • thundering — [thun′dər iŋ] adj. 1. that thunders 2. Informal very large; thumping; whopping thunderingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • Thundering — 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

  • thundering — adjective Etymology: thundering, present participle of 2thunder Date: 1543 awesomely great, intense, or unusual • thunderingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thundering — thunderingly, adv. /thun deuhr ing/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder. 2. producing a noise or effect like thunder. 3. very great; extraordinary: a thundering amount of work. n. 4. thunder. [bef. 1100; ME thundring, OE… …   Universalium

  • thundering — 1. adjective a) Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder. A thundering amount of work b) Producing a noise or effect like thunder; thunderous 2. noun thunderstorm …   Wiktionary

  • thundering — adj. Thundering is used with these nouns: ↑herd …   Collocations dictionary

  • thundering — thun|der|ing [ θʌnd(ə)rıŋ ] adjective very loud: a thundering roar …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thundering — adjective 1》 making a resounding, loud, deep noise. 2》 informal extremely great, severe, or impressive: a thundering bore. Derivatives thunderingly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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