HyperDic: throbbing

English > 3 senses of the word throbbing:
NOUNeventthrobbing, throb, poundingan instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
eventthrobbinga sound with a strong rhythmic beat
ADJECTIVEallthrobbingpounding or beating strongly or violently
throbbing > pronunciation
Soundsthraa'bihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > throbbing: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpounding or beating strongly or violently.
Examples
  • "a throbbing pain"
  • "the throbbing engine of the boat"
Broaderrhythmical, rhythmicrecurring with measured regularity
English > throbbing: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart).
Example"he felt a throbbing in his head"
Synonymsthrob, pounding
Broaderpulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beatThe rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
Spanishpalpitación
Catalanpalpitació
Verbsthrobpulsate or pound with abnormal force
English > throbbing: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sound with a strong rhythmic beat.
Example"the throbbing of the engines"
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event

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