Thud

Definition of Thud

Pronunciation: thŭd
n.1.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.
At every new thud of the blast, a sob arose.
- Jeffrey.
At intervals there came some tremendous thud on the side of the steamer.
- C. Mackay.
v. i. & t.1.To make, or strike so as to make, a dull sound, or thud.
Hardly the softest thudding of velvety pads.
- A. C. Doyle.
The waves break into spray, dash and rumble and thud below your feet.
- H. F. Brown.

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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
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