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thundering

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

thundering

  1. Present participle of thunder.
    • 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Part 2
      ...Mr. Crofts (that was the name of my brute) was gone out of the house, after waiting till he had tired his patience for Mrs. Brown's return, they came thundering up-stairs...

AdjectiveEdit

thundering (comparative more thundering, superlative most thundering)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder.
  2. Producing a noise or effect like thunder; thunderous
  3. Very great; extraordinary.
    A thundering amount of work
  4. Awesomely great, intense, or unusual.

NounEdit

thundering (plural thunderings)

  1. (archaic) thunderstorm