Thunderous
Thunderous Thun"der*ous, a. [Written also thundrous.] 1. Producing thunder. [R.] [1913 Webster]

How he before the thunderous throne doth lie. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Making a noise like thunder; sounding loud and deep; sonorous. [1913 Webster] -- {Thun"der*ous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • thunderous — (adj.) 1580s, from THUNDER (Cf. thunder) (n.) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Thunderously …   Etymology dictionary

  • thunderous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or resembling thunder. 2) (of a person s expression or behaviour) very angry or menacing. DERIVATIVES thunderously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • thunderous — [thun′dər əs] adj. 1. full of or making thunder 2. making a noise like thunder thunderously adv …   English World dictionary

  • thunderous — [[t]θʌ̱ndərəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe a noise as thunderous, you mean that it is very loud and deep. The audience responded with thunderous applause. ...the thunderous roar of an explosion. Syn: deafening …   English dictionary

  • thunderous — thun|der|ous [ˈθʌndərəs] adj 1.) extremely loud ▪ His speech was greeted with thunderous applause . 2.) looking or sounding very angry ▪ a thunderous voice >thunderously adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thunderous — adjective Date: 1582 1. a. producing thunder b. making or accompanied by a noise like thunder < thunderous applause > 2. thundering • thunderously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thunderous — thunderously, adv. /thun deuhr euhs, dreuhs/, adj. producing thunder or a loud noise like thunder: thunderous applause. Also, thundery. [1575 85; THUNDER + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • thunderous — adj. Thunderous is used with these nouns: ↑applause, ↑crash, ↑drive, ↑ovation, ↑roar …   Collocations dictionary

  • thunderous — thun|der|ous [ θʌnd(ə)rəs ] adjective very loud: thunderous applause ╾ thun|der|ous|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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