bada boom

interjection
\ ˌbä-də-ˈbüm How to pronounce bada boom (audio) , ˌba-, ˌbə- \
variants: or bada-boom \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbüm How to pronounce bada-boom (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \ or less commonly badda boom \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbüm How to pronounce badda boom (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \ or badda-boom \ ˌbä-​də-​ˈbüm How to pronounce badda-boom (audio) , ˌba-​ , ˌbə-​ \

Definition of bada boom

chiefly US
: bada bing One minute you're stuck on U.S. 50, the next you're sailing along suburban streets and, bada boom, you're at the bridge.— Julie Scharper, Baltimore Sun, 30 Aug. 2008

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1991, in the meaning defined above

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“Bada boom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bada%20boom. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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