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  • nounhit
  • noun, verbdull crash; dull sound

synonyms for thumps

  • thud
  • bang
  • beat
  • blow
  • bop
  • ding
  • drub
  • knock
  • pound
  • punch
  • smack
  • sound
  • strike
  • stump
  • throb
  • thwack
  • wallop
  • whack
  • whop
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How to use thumps in a sentence

Then the taps she had previously given upon the door became heavy thumps.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
His heart almost stopped beating, then continued with great thumps of excitement.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
Dull thumps indicated the rocking-horse movements of the hobbled ponies as they moved to fresh grass.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
From that moment I had him beaten, although I was afraid of his short thumps as he headed away and tugged.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
Cuni's eldest born grew impatient, and ventured out, in spite of his mother's warning 'thumps.'
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
Just before the tree is ready to fall he thumps the ground several times with his tail to warn other beavers working near by.
THE ADVENTURES OF A GRAIN OF DUSTHALLAM HAWKSWORTH
It was a series of thumps, oaths, growlings, and the rattling of pots and pans on the galley floor.
THE WRECK OF THE TITANMORGAN ROBERTSON
From the inside there came a succession of thumps and blood-curdling groans and strangles.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
Yan promptly adopted it, and picking up a big stick as they drew near another stub with holes, he gave three or four heavy thumps.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
Suddenly there came thumps upon the stairs, and Raymond appeared, jumping down three steps at a time.
THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
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