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thud

thud

 
 
pronunciation:
thuhd
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a muffled sound of impact.
synonyms:
clump, clunk, thump
similar words:
knock, plop
definition 2: a blow, fall, knock, or the like that causes such a sound.
synonyms:
clunk, thump, whack
similar words:
blow, bump, knock, plop, pound, smack
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: thudded, thudding, thuds
definition: to make, or operate with, a thud.
His heart thudded with fear.
synonyms:
beat, pound, pulsate, thump
similar words:
hammer, knock, rap, smack, throb, whack
derivation: thuddingly (adv.)