Meaning of stormer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈstɔːmə/


informal British usually in singular
  • Something particularly impressive or good of its kind.

    • ‘a stormer of an album’
    • ‘the engine is a real stormer’
    • ‘Aircon, a six-CD changer, six airbags and sunlight sensors come as standard,and the diesel is a real stormer, returning over 50 mpg in exchange for a vigorous 110 bhp.’
    • ‘It turns out that the millennium gig was a stormer - and refreshingly free of the acrid stench of anti-climax.’
    • ‘Up until now, I've never been that impressed with her- a bit formulaic, a bit also-ran - but with her latest single, she has served up a stormer.’
    • ‘He ran a stormer for one so inexperienced, and finished third.’
    • ‘There is no doubt the new model can be an absolute stormer on the asphalt, yet its hard-working engine is quiet and smooth.’
    • ‘Yakin is having a stormer, which makes it all the more bizarre that he was omitted from Switzerland's original squad.’
    • ‘The under-13 girls are close on their heels, and Menston St Mary's Jessica Best produced one of her best runs of the season so far for second position while Rebecca Hall had a stormer for third.’
    • ‘Second-rower Nathan Sharpe, smarting from the Wellington defeat when he was captain, had a stormer but, worryingly, finished the game with a shoulder injury.’
    • ‘The engine is a stormer: certainly better than the z1000.’
    • ‘With Niall Finnegan having an absolute stormer in the defence, they showed true grit and delighted their supporters in the 4,000 attendance.’
    • ‘The set is way too long but two thirds of the way through there's a stormer of a track where everything clicks, but such persistence leads to visible cracks in their staying power.’
    • ‘His brother Jeremiah played a stormer at corner back and his accurate deliveries to his forwards were one of the highlights of his play.’
    • ‘Niall O'Shaugnessy was undoubtedly, Ballinakill's man of the match as he played a stormer in the front line.’
    • ‘Muntari, who's having a stormer, wins another corner for Ghana.’
    • ‘Kiltimagh stormed back into the game in the second half and Adrian Walsh had a stormer when moved to centre-field.’
    • ‘The new cd is a stormer, so come on lads, how about some gigs?’
    • ‘He had a stormer when he took over at Blackburn - Sutton and Gallacher scored 44 goals between them that year!’
    • ‘There were some good performances however with young Cathal Marren having a stormer on his debut at corner back.’
    • ‘The defence was excellent, in midfield they played a stormer, and the forwards were constantly on the go.’
    • ‘He received most support from Shane Grannell and Paddy McGlynn who played a stormer at corner back.’
    • ‘Robert Moore had to work hard in goal, Paul Cashin is a fine full back with great anticipation and played a stormer.’