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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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"


  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.


  1. Thunderous

    "Thunderous" (Korean: 소리꾼; RR: Sori-kkun, lit. "Singer" (of Pansori)) is a song recorded by South Korean boy band Stray Kids. It was released as the second track of their second studio album Noeasy, and serves as its lead single on August 23, 2021, through JYP Entertainment, and distributed by Dreamus. Written by 3Racha, a production team from members of Stray Kids and HotSauce, the song is described as a hip hop, and trap song with the elements of Korean traditional music (gugak), and brass instruments, expresses the firm belief that they will not be discouraged and keep to their principles no matter what anyone says. Commercially, the song debuted at number 33 on the Gaon Digital Chart, making their highest charting song ever, number 3 on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales, number 80 on the Global 200. It was promoted on several South Korean music programs and took six wins from music programs, such as Show Champion, M Countdown, Music Bank, and Inkigayo. The accompanying music video reached 100 million views in 55 days after being uploaded, making it their fifth and fastest to hit 100-million-view music video. The Japanese version (ソリクン, Sorikun) was released on October 13, together with "Scars" as a double A-side single, through Epic Records Japan. It peaked at number 2 on the Oricon Singles Chart.


  1. thunderous

    Thunderous refers to something extremely loud or powerful, akin to the sound of thunder. It's often used to describe loud noise, applause, or any other powerful expression that makes a strong impact or strongly resonates. This term can also be used metaphorically to describe strong reactions or emotions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thunderousadjective

    producing thunder

  2. Thunderousadjective

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

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  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. Tessa Thompson:

    ( Getty) The third film of 2021, after Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which director Scott Derrickson said will be Marvels first horror movie, is perhaps the most anticipated, however : Thor 4. Portman, who played Jane in the first two Thor films, will be remerging as the female Thor. She ran out on stage to thunderous applause and accepted the hammer from a kneeling Taika Waititi. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, who alluded to Tessa Thompson character, Valkyrie, identifying as LGBTQ, will also be returning for the Waititi-directed Thor : Love and Thunder, which is set for release on Nov. 2, 2021. As new king [ of Asgard ], Tessa Thompson needs to find Tessa Thompson queen, that will be the first order of business !

  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. 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.

  5. Setsuko Thurlow:

    People at a distance saw the mushroom cloud and heard a thunderous roar. But I did not see the cloud because I was in it.

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

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