Synonyms for (noun) pounding

Synonyms: pound, pounding, hammer, hammering

Definition: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

Usage: the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard; the pounding of feet on the hallway

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: throb, throbbing, pounding

Definition: an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)

Usage: he felt a throbbing in his head

Similar words: beat, pulsation, pulse, heartbeat

Definition: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

Usage: he could feel the beat of her heart


Synonyms: pounding, buffeting

Definition: repeated heavy blows

Similar words: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle