Thud – meaning of the word and examples

The sound that is made when something heavy falls or hits something else. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A dull sound, as of a heavy blow or fall. (Dictionary.com)

A blow causing such a sound. (Dictionary.com)

thud is a dull sound, such as that which a heavy object makes when it hits something soft. (Collins Dictionary)

If something thuds somewhere, it makes a dull sound, usually when it falls onto or hits something else. (Collins Dictionary)

A dull, heavy sound, such as that made by an object falling to the ground. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Move, fall, or strike something with a dull, heavy sound. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Comic book style Thud – Illustration.

https://www.shutterstock.com/image-illustration/comic-book-style-thud-55858537

Back to Earth Comes Space Balloon, With a Thud.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2010/04/back-earth-comes-space-balloon-thud

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