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British English: /stɔːm/
American English: /stɔrm/

Translation of storm in German:


  • 1
    Unwetter, das
    (thunderstorm) Gewitter, das
    the night of the storm
    die Sturmnacht
    cross the Channel in a storm
    den Ärmelkanal bei Sturm überqueren
    a storm in a teacup
  • 3 [figurative] (outburst) (of applause, protest, indignation, criticism)
    Sturm, der
    (of abuse, insults, tears)
    Flut, die
    (of missiles, shots, arrows, blows)
    Hagel, der
    a storm of blows rained down on his head
    Schläge hagelten auf seinen Kopf
  • 4 (Mil)
    (attack) Sturm, der
    take somebody/something by storm
    jemanden überrumpeln/etwas im Sturm nehmen

intransitive verb

  • 1 he stormed in
    er kam hereingestürmt
    storm about or around in a violent temper
    voller Wut herumtoben [colloquial]
  • 2
    (talk violently) toben
    storm at somebody
    jemanden andonnern [colloquial]
    storm against something/somebody
    gegen etwas wettern [colloquial]/gegen jemanden vom Leder ziehen

transitive verb

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