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son of thunder

A speaker who attracts listeners by using an impassioned, often aggressive, delivery. The phrase originated in the Bible. I can't listen to that son of thunder bluster about his idiotic worldview anymore. A son of thunder has everyone mesmerized in the town square right now.
See also: of, son, thunder
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Circular Quay -- So far, the son of Thunder Gulch is the best hope for Pletcher, the Peyton Manning of thoroughbred trainers, still trying to win the big one.
The son of Thunder Gulch finished last of three at Doncaster a week ago but was beaten only a head.
Turning for home, the son of Thunder Gulch looked beaten.
The son of Thunder Gulch was Cecil's third juvenile success from as many runners this season and was the Warren Place trainer's 32nd winner for the campaign.