Synonyms of thunder
1 thunderclapDictionary • frequent thunder and lightning, and torrential rain
roll of thunder
peal of thunder
2 rumbleDictionary • the thunder of the sea on the rocks
crash • Two people in the flat recalled hearing a loud crash about 1.30am.
boom • The stillness of the night was broken by the boom of a cannon.
detonation • a heavy detonation echoed round the housing estate
1 rumbleDictionary • the sound of the guns thundering in the fog
rumble • Thunder rumbled over the Downs.
boom • Thunder boomed like battlefield cannons over Crooked Mountain.
roar • the roaring waters of Niagara Falls
detonate • an explosive device which detonated last night
crack • Thunder cracked in the sky.
2 shoutDictionary • ‘It's your money. Ask for it!’ she thundered.
shout • We began to shout for help.
roar • ‘I'll kill you for that,’ he roared.
yell • He was out there shouting and yelling.
bark • I didn't mean to bark at you.
bellow • He bellowed the information into the telephone.
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barkIf you bark at someone, you shout at them aggressively in a loud, rough voice.
• I didn't mean to bark at you.
bellowIf someone bellows, they shout angrily in a loud, deep voice.
• He bellowed the information into the telephone.
boomBoom is also a noun.
• The stillness of the night was broken by the boom of a cannon.
Thesaurus for thunder from the Collins English Thesaurus
a loud cracking or deep rumbling noise caused by the rapid expansion of atmospheric gases which are suddenly heated by lightning