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1. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] make a resonant sound, like artillery.

Synonyms

  • go
  • din

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • miss

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Words that Rhyme with Boom

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • reassume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • consume
  • resume
  • entomb
  • abloom
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • gloom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • broom
  • blume
  • blum

Example sentences of the word boom


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bring a boom box and play music while tabling to give your club a fun and festive vibe.

Quotes containing the word boom


1. You spend months barely acknowledging someone's existence and then BOOM, you're emotionally addicted to her. Science would probably blame it on chemicals, genetics or something equally logical, but it didn't feel like anything logica* spend months barely acknowledging someone's existence and then BOOM, you're emotionally addicted to her. Science would probably blame it on chemicals, genetics or something equally logical, but it didn't feel like anything logical
*- C.K. Kelly Martin, I Know It's Over


2. Nat: Maybe you broke something.Midge: I know. Never fall down, never fall down!Nat: Ah, it's nothing. I fall down every morning. I get up, I have a cup of coffee, I fall down. That's the system. Two years old, you stand up and then BOOM! seventy years later, you fall down again*: Maybe you broke something.Midge: I know. Never fall down, never fall down!Nat: Ah, it's nothing. I fall down every morning. I get up, I have a cup of coffee, I fall down. That's the system. Two years old, you stand up and then BOOM! seventy years later, you fall down again.
*- Herb Gardner, I'm Not Rappaport


3. A Chuck Yeager Moment {Couplet} There's a sonic boom resonating in my head as I break through the 2000 HP follower watershed.
- Beryl Dov

2. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] a deep prolonged loud noise.

Synonyms

  • roar
  • thunder
  • roaring

Antonyms

  • sympatry
  • absence
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

3. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] hit hard.

Synonyms

  • smash
  • hit
  • nail

Antonyms

  • cry
  • whisper
  • stand still
  • unsuccessful

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

4. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] a state of economic prosperity.

Antonyms

  • deflate

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] grow vigorously.

Synonyms

  • luxuriate
  • expand
  • grow
  • thrive
  • flourish

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • stay
  • let go of
  • regularity

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

6. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money).

Synonyms

  • godsend
  • windfall
  • occurrence
  • happening
  • bonanza
  • manna from heaven
  • gravy
  • gold rush
  • natural event
  • bunce

Antonyms

  • anesthetize
  • contract
  • obfuscate
  • generalize

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

7. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] make a deep hollow sound.

Synonyms

  • go
  • boom out

Antonyms

  • praise
  • enrich
  • fall back

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

8. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] 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.

Synonyms

  • sailing ship
  • spar

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

9. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set.

Synonyms

  • pole

Antonyms

  • failure
  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

10. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] be the case that thunder is being heard.

Synonyms

  • storm

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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