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Definition of "hailstorm" []

  • A storm with hail. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hailstorm" in a sentence
  • "* Extreme weather videos in hailstorm and tornado flavors."
  • "The Oriental hailstorm is a terrific agent; the hailstones are masses of ice, large as walnuts, and sometimes as two fists; their prodigious size, and the violence with which they fall, make them always very injurious to property, and often fatal to life."
  • "A last-term hailstorm and generally miserable conditions didn't worry Tuck or his teammates as they turned a 19-point deficit at the long interval into a rousing 20-point victory."