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thud

thud

 
pronunciation:
thuhd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a dull, muffled sound of one thing hitting another.
The backpack landed at the bottom of the stairs with a thud.
synonyms:
clump, thump
similar words:
knock, plop
definition 2: a blow, fall, or knock that causes such a sound.
He gave me a thud on the back with his fist.
synonyms:
thump, whack
similar words:
blow, bump, knock, plop, pound, smack
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: thudded, thudding, thuds
definition: to make the sound of a thud or thuds.
His heart thudded with fear.
synonyms:
beat, pound, thump
similar words:
hammer, knock, rap, smack, throb, whack
derivation: thuddingly (adv.)