thundering

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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

thundering

  1. present participle of thunder

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. (colloquial) Very great; extraordinary.
    • G. K. Chesterton
      “I think it had a thundering lot to do with the story I am considering now,” said Father Brown.

NounEdit

thundering ‎(plural thunderings)

  1. A loud percussive sound, like thunder.
    • 1833, Bela Bates Edwards, Memoir of the Rev. Elias Cornelius (page 275)
      I listened while God seemed to speak through the thunderings of the great cataract before me.
  2. (archaic) A thunderstorm.
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