Definition of Thundering

1. Adjective. Sounding like thunder. "The thundering herd"

Similar to: Noisy



2. Adjective. Extraordinarily big or impressive. "The thundering silence of what was left unsaid"
Similar to: Impressive

Definition of Thundering

1. a. Emitting thunder.

2. n. Thunder.

Definition of Thundering

1. Verb. (present participle of thunder) ¹

2. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or accompanied by thunder. ¹

3. Adjective. Producing a noise or effect like thunder; thunderous ¹

4. Adjective. Very great; extraordinary. ¹

5. Adjective. Awesomely great, intense, or unusual. ¹

6. Noun. (archaic) thunderstorm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thundering

1. thunder [v] - See also: thunder

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thundering

thundercloud
thunderclouds
thunderdunk
thunderdunks
thundered
thunderer
thunderers
thunderfish
thunderflash
thunderflashes
thundergod
thundergods
thunderhead
thunderheads
thundering
thunderingly
thunderings
thunderless
thunderlight
thunderlights
thundermug
thundermugs
thunderous
thunderously
thunderousness
thunderproof
thunders
thundershower
thundershowers

Literary usage of Thundering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... 510 Far-out the wave is crested, but anon Breaks, thundering on the coast, and over-arch'd Curls round the headlands, flinging far the foam ; Legion on ..."

2. The History of Christianity by Henry Hart Milman (1840)
"Miracle of the thundering legion. extraordinary revolution in the sentiments of mankind, and the purity of the Christianity which was thus so superior to ..."

3. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"... the First Article in Second Letter to King <m the Thundering Legion, in Works, Lond. ... Second Letter oii the Thundering Leg ion, in his Works, Lond. ..."

4. The Lancet (1842)
"... and thundering sound" that they want. It is not figures of rhetoric, they can manufacture them themselves. Expressions of the doctor's satisfaction with ..."

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