Search Result:boom

KK Pronunciation

〔 bum 〕


〔 bu:m 〕

Overview of noun boom

The noun boom has 5 senses

  • boom, roar, roaring, thunder -- (a deep prolonged loud noise)

  • boom -- (a state of economic prosperity)

  • boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce -- (a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line")

  • boom, microphone boom -- (a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set)

  • boom -- (any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring)

Overview of verb boom

The verb boom has 5 senses

  • boom, din -- (make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall")

  • smash, nail, boom, blast -- (hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer")

  • thunder, boom -- (be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed")

  • boom, boom out -- (make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song")

  • boom, thrive, flourish, expand -- (grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming")