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  Definition of boom
  1. 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
  2. a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
  3. a deep prolonged loud noise
  4. 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 lik an assembly line"
  5. a state of economic prosperity
  6. grow stronger; "The economy was booming"
  7. hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
  8. make a deep hollow sound; "Her voice booms out the words of the song"
  9. make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice boomed through the hall"
  10. be the case that thunder is being heard; "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"
Similar Words: microphone boom, roar, roaring, thunder, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce, prosper, thrive, get ahead, flourish, expand, smash, nail, blast, boom out, din

 

Hyponyms: revive, luxuriate

 

Entailments: storm

 

Part Meronyms: sailing vessel, sailing ship

 

Derivational Morphology: thunder, roar, howl, boom out, din, prosper, thrive, get ahead, flourish, expand, blast, knock, bash, bang, smash, belt, smasher, roaring, blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor

 

Anagrams: bomb

 

 
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