Definition of 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
  • a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
    - microphone boom
  • 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"
    - gold rush - manna from heaven
  • a state of economic prosperity
  • a deep prolonged loud noise


  • grow vigorously
    "The deer population in this town is thriving"
    "business is booming"
  • make a deep hollow sound
    "Her voice booms out the words of the song"
    - boom out
  • be the case that thunder is being heard
    "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"
  • hit hard
    "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  • make a resonant sound, like artillery
    "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble boom

11 unscramble word found using the letters boom.

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