Synonyms of storm in English:

storm


See definition of storm

noun

1‘the severe storms that battered Orkney earlier this year’

SYNONYMS

tempest, squall

gale, hurricane, tornado, cyclone, typhoon, superstorm

thunderstorm, cloudburst, downpour, rainstorm, hailstorm, deluge, monsoon, tropical storm, electrical storm

snowstorm, blizzard

dust storm, dust devil

North American williwaw, ice storm, windstorm

buran

2‘he's at the centre of a drugs storm in Germany’

SYNONYMS

uproar, commotion, furore, brouhaha, trouble, disturbance, hue and cry, upheaval

controversy, scandal, argument, fracas, fight, war of words

informal to-do, hoo-ha, rumpus, hullabaloo, ballyhoo, ructions, stink

British informal row

3‘the decision provoked a storm of protest’

SYNONYMS

outburst, outbreak, explosion, eruption, outpouring, surge, upsurge, avalanche, torrent, flood, deluge

blaze, flare-up

4‘a storm of bullets’

SYNONYMS

volley, salvo, fusillade, barrage, discharge, shower, spray, Hail, rain

5‘an attempt at a storm on the castle was beaten back by defenders’

SYNONYMS

assault, attack, onslaught, offensive, charge, raid, foray, sortie, rush, descent, incursion, thrust, push, blitz, blitzkrieg, aggression

archaic onset


verb

1‘she snatched up her coat and stormed out of the kitchen’

SYNONYMS

stride angrily, stomp, march, charge, stalk, flounce, stamp, fling

2‘police stormed the building’

SYNONYMS

attack, charge, rush, conduct an offensive on, make an onslaught on, make a foray on, make a raid on, make a sortie on, descend on, take by storm, attempt to capture

3‘his mother stormed at him and ordered him to go to bed’

SYNONYMS

rant, rave, rant and rave, shout, bellow, roar, thunder, rage, explode