thunderbolt: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (thun'dur-bōlt"), [key]
- a flash of lightning with the accompanying thunder.
- an imaginary bolt or dart conceived as the material destructive agent cast to earth in a flash of lightning: the thunderbolts of Jove.
- something very destructive, terrible, severe, sudden, or startling.
- a person who acts with fury or with sudden and irresistible force.
- thunderbolt (Thesaurus)