1.1Used in similes to refer to something startling or unexpected: the door opened like a thunderclap
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- The beginning of Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States breaks open with the force of a thunderclap.
- The commentary continues in a similar tone: ‘America's oldest and most important allies feel snubbed by Bush's unilateral thunderclaps.’
- The joke struck the banker audience like a thunderclap.
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