Definition of Like thunder

1. Adverb. With great speed or effort or intensity. "Fought like the devil"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Like Thunder

like shooting fish in a barrel
like sin
like sixty
like so
like taking candy from a baby
like terms
like that
like the back end of a bus
like the clappers
like the devil
like the new time
like there is no tomorrow
like this
like thunder (current term)
like turkeys voting for Christmas
like turkeys voting for an early Christmas
like two peas in a pod
like unto
like water
like water off a duck's back
like white on rice
likeability
likeable
likeableness
likeably
liked
likee
likeful

Literary usage of Like thunder

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... So, with like thunder, fled the steeds of Troy. Anon Patroclus turn'd their foremost rank, And backward to the fleet compell'd them loth Nor suffer'd to ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"like thunder-peals among the mountains lost." " With a voice like thunder." " The thundering God. ... Shouting like thunder." " Thunder'd the wheels. ..."

3. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... And Faith and Custom and low- thoughted cares, like thunder-stricken dragons, for a Left the torn human heart, their food and dwelling-place. space ..."

4. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"You two thundered like thunder in the dry season'— addressed to two women with reference to their beauty. ..."

5. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1851)
"At once, like a torrent, and with a noise like thunder, they rushed into a compact mass, pressing upon each other towards the centre. ..."

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