bada boom

interjection

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

Word History

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bada boom was in 1991

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“Bada boom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bada%20boom. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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