from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Archaic To fulminate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To thunder or lightning.
- v. To utter with authority or vehemence; fulminate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To thunder.
- transitive v. To shoot; to dart like lightning; to fulminate; to utter with authority or vehemence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To flash with detonation; sound like thunder; fulminate; hence, to speak out fiercely or authoritatively.
- To fulminate; give utterance to in an authoritative or vehement manner.
- To shoot or dart, as lightning.
From Latin fulmināre, to strike with lightning; see fulminate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French fulminer, from Latin fulminō ("lighten, illuminate"). More at fulminate. (Wiktionary)