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  • interj. The dull sound of something landing heavily, or of something being struck hard.


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Imitative; compare thwack and whomp.


  • A thwomp like a sumo wrestler hitting the mat, and then the windows of the bridge were covered with a deluge of water.

    The Whale Warriors

  • Grab another Ice Flower from the right item box under the first thwomp, then take some coins from hidden item boxes under the second thwomp.

    IGN Complete

  • Dodge a big thwomp and keep right past some dry bones and gears, then get in the gaps of the big gear so that you don't get crushed against the ceiling.

    IGN Complete

  • Don't stop running until you've reached the gears beyond, then jump carefully to the next ledge in order to dodge another thwomp.

    IGN Complete

  • Lure the third one to proceed and bait the giant thwomp into crushing the blocks below him.

    IGN Complete

  • And then, with a giant thwomp, a team of scientists dropped not just one gene, but

    Discover Blogs

  • Once they reach the top, they come back into the platforming action as stronger 'mario-thwomp' like enemies.


  • Left 4 Dead to the low thwomp of a Dubstep tune, this mode delivers impeccable audio.

    PC World

  • How come I can’t stop hearing the dull thwomp of his Jeep crunching into the trunk of that tree?

    One of Those Hideous Books Where The Mother Dies


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