Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “storm cloud”

storm cloud

noun uk   us  
[C usually singular] a large, dark cloud that brings rain or comes before a stormClouds, dew, fog and steamStormy weatherWind and winds storm clouds [plural] literary trouble, especially trouble that is going to happen soon: Economic storm clouds are gathering over India. The storm clouds of war seem to be looming over the east.Causing difficulties for oneself or others
(Definition of storm cloud from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of storm cloud?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “storm cloud”

Word of the Day

nip

to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More