What does thunderous mean?

Definitions for thunderous
ˈθʌn dər əs, -drəsthun·der·ous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thunderous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deafening, earsplitting, thunderous, thunderyadjective

    loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss

  2. thunderousadjective

    extremely ominous

    "world events of thunderous import"

Wiktionary

  1. thunderousadjective

    Very loud; suggestive of thunder

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thunderousadjective

    Producing thunder.

    Etymology: from thunder.

    Look in and see each blissful deity,
    How he before the thunderous throne doth lie. John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thunderousadjective

    producing thunder

  2. Thunderousadjective

    making a noise like thunder; sounding loud and deep; sonorous

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thunderous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thunderous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of thunderous in a Sentence

  1. Yuji Shima:

    The mudslide looked like a tsunami -- it was like a big wave that made a thunderous noise and came crashing down onto the ground, the ground rumbled and the electricity pylons were shaking.

  2. Salvador Dalí:

    Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.

  3. George Lucas, Senator Amidala in Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005):

    So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.

  4. Dick Dale:

    What I was trying to do was actually capture the sound of being out in the ocean, when I'd be out there surfing, I could feel this thunderous sound. It was just like the screaming, the roar of the tiger. When I started banging on my guitar, I was trying to emulate that same sound - that fat, thick sound.

  5. Padme Amidala:

    So this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause. - Padme Amidala - Tory MPs have voted down a bid to impose a windfall tax on oil and gas giants that could save families £600. Despite Brits facing a cost of living crisis, Conservatives rejected a Labour amendment to the Queen's Speech backing a one-off levy on North Sea firms to help struggling Brits. MPs rejected the move by 310 votes to 248, and not one Tory MP backed it.

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  • donnerndGerman
  • jyriseväFinnish
  • громовой, грозовой, оглушительный, предвещающий грозуRussian

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