Definitions for thunderclapˈθʌn dərˌklæp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thun•der•clapˈθʌn dərˌklæp(n.)

  1. a crash of thunder.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. something resembling a thunderclap, as in loudness or suddenness.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thunderclap(noun)

    a single sharp crash of thunder

  2. bombshell, thunderbolt, thunderclap(noun)

    a shocking surprise

    "news of the attack came like a bombshell"


  1. thunderclap(Noun)

    sudden thunder; a shock of thunder, as opposed to reverberating rumble

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thunderclap(noun)

    a sharp burst of thunder; a sudden report of a discharge of atmospheric electricity


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