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thunderclap

Noun

1 a single sharp crash of thunder
2 a shocking surprise; "news of the attack came like a bombshell" [syn: bombshell, thunderbolt]

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Etymology

Compound word from “thunder” + “clap

Noun

  1. sudden thunder; a shock of thunder, as opposed to reverberating rumble

Translations

sudden thunder

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