Translation of thunder in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (Meteorol)truenos (masculine plural)a clap of thunderun truenoto look like thunder o as black as thundertener cara de pocos amigosto steal somebody's thunder
estar echando chispasquitarle la primicia a alguienExample sentences1.2 countable (sound) a thunder of applause
estruendosos aplausosthe thunder of the waterfall/the traffic
- Flash floods with thunder and lightning were rampant at the weekend.
- We hear thunder because lightning heats the air to more than 43,000 degrees, causing the air to quickly expand.
- There were hailstones, rarely heard loud thunder, lightning, strong gusty winds and sheets of rain.
una salva de aplausosel estruendo de la cascada/del tráfico
bramarExample sentences1.2 (move loudly) they thundered up the stairs
subieron las escaleras ruidosamentethe train thundered through the stationel tren pasó por la estación con gran estruendo1.3 (shout, rant)Example sentences
- The news on the TV screen had a surge of static and a loud noise simultaneously thundered throughout the colony.
- She is distracted by the splintering noises thundering in her ears.
- A sudden flash and a deep rumble thundered across the heaven.
- The Herald's editorial thundered against the hot-headed motorists who had caused immense danger in Skipton over the Easter holiday.
- It was from this cathedral that John Knox thundered against the ‘monstrous regiment of women’ in the shape of the beauteous Mary Queen of Scots.
- Local columnists thundered against the failures of central government in Madrid.
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