Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of THUNDERCLAP

Pronunciation:  'thundur`klap

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a shocking surprise; "news of the attack came like a bombshell"
  2. [n]  a single sharp crash of thunder
 

THUNDERCLAP is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: bombshell, thunderbolt
 
 See Also: surprise, thunder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thun"der*clap`\, n.
A sharp burst of thunder; a sudden report of a discharge of
atmospheric electricity. ``Thunderclaps that make them
quake.'' --Spenser.

      When suddenly the thunderclap was heard. --Dryden.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY