from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large dark cloud charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning; a cumulonimbus cloud.
- n. Something menacing or dreadful: thunderclouds of impending war.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a large, dark cloud, usually a cumulonimbus, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning; a stormcloud
- n. something menacing and brooding
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cloud charged with electricity, and producing lightning and thunder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cloud that produces lightning and thunder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
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When the thundercloud is over the cork, click the cloud.
The sword/staff drawing a line along the curve of the thundercloud is a brilliant touch.
If I cared about numbers I would measure these shadows and thundercloud bruises and stagnant mosquito magnet hours.
The black man in Los Angeles sitting on the curb, a thundercloud of smoke rushing out his lips.
But I know you heard us, our locks, our curls weighed down with mist, salt wind, rainstorm, thundercloud, stilled by our audible voices.
He goes off to play a DVD game, looking like a thundercloud.
Johnson will also be taking this week off to enjoy a brief family break, though Mrs Johnson may struggle to relax with such a dark thundercloud hanging over the breakfast table.
Erratic trails of water that meet in a puddle in another untitled photograph look like lightning from an inverted thundercloud.
Terrible ideas -- such as "trickle down" tax cuts, deeming corporations "people," or deregulating everything -- drench us like a relentless thundercloud opening over our heads.
You've heard them, their locks, their curls weighed down with mist, salt wind, rainstorm, thundercloud, stilled by their audible voices drawing us in.