boom (Meaning)

Wordnet

boom (n)

a deep prolonged loud noise

a state of economic prosperity

a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set

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

Wordnet

boom (v)

make a resonant sound, like artillery

hit hard

be the case that thunder is being heard

make a deep hollow sound

grow vigorously

Webster

boom (n.)

A long pole or spar, run out for the purpose of extending the bottom of a particular sail; as, the jib boom, the studding-sail boom, etc.

A long spar or beam, projecting from the mast of a derrick, from the outer end of which the body to be lifted is suspended.

A pole with a conspicuous top, set up to mark the channel in a river or harbor.

A strong chain cable, or line of spars bound together, extended across a river or the mouth of a harbor, to obstruct navigation or passage.

A line of connected floating timbers stretched across a river, or inclosing an area of water, to keep saw logs, etc., from floating away.

A hollow roar, as of waves or cannon; also, the hollow cry of the bittern; a booming.

A strong and extensive advance, with more or less noisy excitement; -- applied colloquially or humorously to market prices, the demand for stocks or commodities and to political chances of aspirants to office; as, a boom in the stock market; a boom in coffee.

Webster

boom (v. t.)

To extend, or push, with a boom or pole; as, to boom out a sail; to boom off a boat.

To cause to advance rapidly in price; as, to boom railroad or mining shares; to create a boom for; as to boom Mr. C. for senator.

Webster

boom (v. i.)

To cry with a hollow note; to make a hollow sound, as the bittern, and some insects.

To make a hollow sound, as of waves or cannon.

To rush with violence and noise, as a ship under a press of sail, before a free wind.

To have a rapid growth in market value or in popular favor; to go on rushingly.

boom Sentence Examples

  1. The sudden boom of thunder startled the children playing in the yard.
  2. With the boom of the cannon, the battle commenced, echoing across the valley.
  3. The booming economy has led to increased investments in infrastructure.
  4. As the DJ dropped the beat, the nightclub erupted with the boom of bass.
  5. The construction industry is experiencing a boom due to rising demand for new housing.
  6. The boom of fireworks illuminated the night sky during the New Year's celebration.
  7. With the advancement of technology, there has been a boom in online shopping.
  8. The boom in tourism has brought prosperity to many small towns and villages.
  9. The boom of the surf against the cliffs was a constant soundtrack to their seaside retreat.
  10. The sudden boom in sales caught the company off guard, leading to a shortage of inventory.

FAQs About the word boom

a deep prolonged loud noise, a state of economic prosperity, a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money), a pole carryin

bang, crash, clap, pop, blast, thwack, snap, report, smash, crack

contract, diminish, decrease, contract,decrease, recede, diminish, recede, dwindle,lessen

The sudden boom of thunder startled the children playing in the yard.

With the boom of the cannon, the battle commenced, echoing across the valley.

The booming economy has led to increased investments in infrastructure.

As the DJ dropped the beat, the nightclub erupted with the boom of bass.