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  • n. One who thunders

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who thunders; -- used especially as a translation of L. tonans, an epithet applied by the Romans to several of their gods, esp. to Jupiter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who thunders; specifically, with the definite article, Jupiter (called Jupiter Tonans).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a noisemaker that makes a sound like thunder
  • n. an epithet for Jupiter


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  • "I have a great unpaid MA student interning in my office – if Clegg had his way I would have to sack him," thunders the thunderer from Shipley, Philip Davies.

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  • Listening to these guys spout how they are guided by a hairy thunderer Cosmic Muffin would sound so so crazy if we weren't so numbed to it.

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  • And of course as we would be the single celled amoeba, the earth would be flat and the center of the universe with a varied or determined cosmic muffin or hairy thunderer having complete responsibility for our every thought and move once we were magically created from mud and animated by his or her gas.

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  • Â Hercules responds by suckerpunching the thunderer a wonderful sound effect accompanies this: “SUKKAPUNCH!”

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  • Wells is a thunderer, and if you're going to make that work, the audience needs to buy in to your story of injustice and outrage, and must find your American Idol power crescendos compelling and perfectly tuneful.

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  • Therefore, make peace with your god, whatever you perceive him to be: hairy thunderer or cosmic muffin.

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  • These have no house apart from Zeus, nor any dwelling nor path except that wherein God leads them, but they dwell always with Zeus the loud-thunderer.

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  • All these are the offspring of the lord, the Loud-thunderer.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Unwearying flows the sweet sound from their lips, and the house of their father Zeus the loud-thunderer is glad at the lily-like voice of the goddesses as it spread abroad, and the peaks of snowy Olympus resound, and the homes of the immortals.

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  • If we have the same golden showers that rained in the time of Jupiter the thunderer, you have the same

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