Origin of thundering
Related formsthun·der·ing·ly, adverbun·thun·der·ing, adjective
Definition for thundering (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of thunder
Related formsthun·der·er, nounthun·der·less, adjectiveout·thun·der, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for thundering
The beasts are huge, hulking, fast and unpredictable—tons of muscle, horn and thundering hooves.
John McCain voted for federal funding in 2007, thundering about thousands of frozen embryos.
There was a thundering roar, and the whole pile broke into a myriad parts.Colorado Jim|George Goodchild
Now and then that booming, roaring, thundering sound would burst upon their ears again.The Tale of Billy Woodchuck|Arthur Scott Bailey
We had to lay off about half a mile to get a safe anchorage, and there was a thundering row who should stop on board.Twelve Stories and a Dream|H. G. Wells
From hence shall be produced three thundering bulls, who having eaten up their pastures shall be turned into trees.Old English Chronicles|Various
What's anybody's motive, who figures in this thundering dime-novel?The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
British Dictionary definitions for thundering (1 of 2)
Derived Formsthunderingly, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for thundering (2 of 2)
Derived Formsthunderer, nounthundery, adjective
Word Origin for thunder
Science definitions for thundering
Culture definitions for thundering
The noise created when air rushes back into a region from which it has been expelled by the passage of lightning.
Idioms and Phrases with thundering
see under steal someone's thunder.