storm (noun, verb) past tense: stormed LISTEN
A storm is a weather condition that may include strong winds, rain, thunder, lightning, snow, etc.
- The snow storm left huge piles of snow on all the roads.
- It's not safe to go outside during a thunder storm.
A storm can also be a heavy, loud, emotional outburst of feelings.
- There was a storm of tears and cries from the survivors.
Storm also means ‘to rain or snow heavily.’
- When it stormed for three days straight, our basement flooded.
storm out: to leave a place in anger. Example: “Phil stormed out of the room in a rage.”
Did you know?
A perfect storm is a rare combination of catastrophic, unpredictable events. Example: “The year 2008 was a perfect storm for the real estate market in the US.” This term can also literally refer to a severe weather condition that is a result of several meteorological factors.
In pop culture
Watch the trailer for the movie, “A Perfect Storm.”