storm cloud - definition in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “storm cloud”

See all translations

storm cloud

noun uk   us  
[C usually singular] a large, dark cloud that brings rain or comes before a stormstorm 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.
Translations of “storm cloud”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴風雲,暴雨雲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴风云,暴雨云…
(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

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More