|1.||[ verb ] move rhythmically|
"Her heart was beating fast"
|Related terms:||move convulse flap pulsate palpitate beat pulse|
|2.||[ verb ] make a dull sound|
"the knocker thudded against the front door"
|3.||[ verb ] hit hard with the had, fist, or some heavy instrument|
"the salesman pounded the door knocker" "a bible-thumping Southern Baptist"
|Related terms:||hit punch|
|4.||[ noun ] a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)|
|Synonyms:||thumping thud clunk clump|
|Related terms:||sound thud clop crump|
|5.||[ noun ] a heavy blow with the hand|