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English definition of “thud”

thud

noun [C] uk   /θʌd/ us  
the sound that is made when something heavy falls or hits something else: The boy fell to the ground with a thud. I could hear the thud of horses' hoofs down the track.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
thud
verb [I] uk   (plural -dd-) us  
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