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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The loud noise that comes after a flash of lightning. Also: Any loud, rumbling noise.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder.
  • "Where in thunder is she?" growled Tom, walking off in high dudgeon.
  • They were amazed and alarmed, to see us make, what they called thunder and lightning.
  • What in thunder do I care about the old Carthaginians? for more
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