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typhoon (noun) a violent cyclone.
Typhoon is a violent cyclone, which blows with very strong winds. It is another name for hurricane or storm.
- The typhoon which started early in the morning lashed the coastal regions, uprooted a number of trees. The violent cyclone with winds blowing at great speed caused a lot of damage.
- The meteorological department warned of a typhoon in about 8 hours. The warning meant that a cyclone might blow with winds at very great and destructive speed.