verb (used without object), thud·ded, thud·ding.
Origin of thud
Examples from the Web for thudded
Shells came on the building too, hundreds of them, and smashed the wall or thudded against it.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
In moving so suddenly, my hand knocked over the defense mech and it thudded to the floor.The Telenizer|Don Thompson
The rebound tore it from its amazed owner's hand, and it thudded to the ground.Millennium|Everett B. Cole
At any rate, as if a bullet had thudded on his own frontal bone, he felt a sudden dazzling crash against his forehead.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
Haught thudded through an opening, and an instant later, when both he and the deer had disappeared, he shot the third time.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
verb thuds, thudding or thudded
Word Origin for thud
Old English þyddan "to strike, thrust," of imitative origin. Sense of "hit with a dull sound" first recorded 1796. The noun is attested from 1510s.