boom·​ing | \ ˈbü-miŋ How to pronounce booming (audio) \

Definition of booming

1 : making a loud deep sound his booming voice
2 : growing or expanding very quickly a booming business
3 : forcefully or powerfully executed hit a booming serve

Examples of booming in a Sentence

We're not benefiting from the country's booming economy. Suddenly the children heard Grandpa's booming voice demanding that they get down from the roof. a tennis player with a booming serve
Recent Examples on the Web China’s booming capital market as proof of Hong Kong’s enduring role as a gateway to the world’s second-largest economy. Clay Chandler, Fortune, 4 Aug. 2022 Inventions like the steam engine and cotton gin accelerated production, feeding a booming job market that was met with immigrants eager to find work. al, 11 July 2022 Griepp said one factor helping to drive single issue sales could be the booming collectibles market, with comics and artwork selling for record amounts. Rob Salkowitz, Forbes, 5 July 2022 The sharp spike has made homes less affordable and cooled sales, putting a damper on what had been a booming housing market. Kathy Orton, Washington Post, 30 June 2022 Deals that were locked in during upfront negotiations and lucrative political revenue could give the illusion of a booming ad market, even if the scatter market begins to lag behind. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 June 2022 India itself has a booming book market, with nearly 250 books published every day, the Hindu’s Dyuti Mishra reports. Jane Recker, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 May 2022 The price spike is due to the booming electric vehicle market, which is putting demand pressure on battery producers, which in turn puts demand pressure on the minerals suppliers. Emily Barone, Time, 26 May 2022 And a booming stock market from 2018 through 2021 started the tax receipts pouring in, and 8% inflation over the past year-and-a-half did the rest. Keith M. Phaneuf, Hartford Courant, 13 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of booming

1640, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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7 Aug 2022

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boom·​ing | \ ˈbü-miŋ How to pronounce booming (audio) \

Kids Definition of booming

1 : making a deep sound a booming voice
2 : forcefully or powerfully done a booming hit

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