thunder (noun) LISTEN
Thunder is a loud, rolling noise produced by lightning.
- When you see lightning or hear thunder, you should go indoors.
- Have you ever heard thunder during a snow storm?
Thunder is also any loud, resounding noise.
- When the singer went onstage, there was a thunder of applause.
thunderstruck: so amazed that you can’t speak. Example: “When the Cubs won the World Series, I was thunderstruck!”
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In pop culture
ThunderCats was an animated series in the late ’80s about a group of catlike humanoid aliens. Watch the series’ opening theme.