thunderstroke

[thuhn-der-strohk]

noun

a stroke of lightning accompanied by thunder.

Origin of thunderstroke

First recorded in 1580–90; thunder + stroke1
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Related Words for thunderstroke

shaft, dart, arrow, fulmination, missile, thunderbolt

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