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thryes | thryfallow | thryothorus | thryothorus ludovicianus | thucydides | thud | thudding | thug | thuggee | thuggery | thuggism


Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


thudn. [Cf. AS. a whirlwind, violent wind, or E. thump.].
     A dull sound without resonance, like that produced by striking with, or striking against, some comparatively soft substance; also, the stroke or blow producing such sound; as, the thrud of a cannon ball striking the earth.  [1913 Webster]
    "At every new thud of the blast, a sob arose."  [1913 Webster]
    "At intervals there came some tremendous thud on the side of the steamer."  [1913 Webster]
thudv. i. & t. 
     To make, or strike so as to make, a dull sound, or thud.
    "Hardly the softest thudding of velvety pads."
    "The waves break into spray, dash and rumble and thud below your feet."  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


thud, n. & v.
--n. a low dull sound as of a blow on a non-resonant surface.
--v.intr. (thudded, thudding) make or fall with a thud.

thuddingly adv.
prob. f. OE thyddan thrust



beat, bump, chink, click, clink, clop, clump, clunk, crump, dull thud, flick, flump, hit, pad, pat, patter, pitapat, pitter-patter, plump, plunk, pop, pound, rap, smite, strike, tap, thump, tick, tinkle, tunk, wham, whomp




N snap, rapping, decrepitation, crepitation, report, thud, burst, explosion, blast, boom, discharge, detonation, firing, salvo, volley, squib, cracker, firecracker, cherry bomb, M, gun, cap, cap gun, popgun, implosion, bomb burst, atomic explosion, nuclear explosion (arms), gunpowder, dynamite, gun cotton, nitroglycerine, nitrocellulose, plastic explosive, plastique, TNT, cordite, trinitrotoluene, picric acid, picrates, mercury fulminate (arms), whack, wham, pow, rapping, Int, kaboom!, whamo!, Heewhack!, pow!.


N nonresonance, thud, thump, dead sound, nonresonance, muffled drums, cracked bell, damper, silencer, nonresonant, dead, dampened, muffled.

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