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boom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of boom

  1. a loud explosive sound the nerve-jangling boom of a car backfiring Synonyms of boom bang, blast, clap, crack, crash, pop, report, slam, smash, snap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpWords Related to boom thunk, wham; clang, clangor, clank, clash; knock, rap, tap; blare, clamor, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar


boom

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of boom

  1. 1 to become greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number requests for hybrid cars are booming Synonyms of boom accelerate, accumulate, appreciate, balloon, increase, build up, burgeon (also bourgeon), climb, enlarge, escalate, expand, gain, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, rise, roll up, snowball, spread, swell, waxWords Related to boom jump, rocket, skyrocket, surge; heighten, intensify, redouble; blow up, bulk, distend, inflate, puff (up); crescendo, crest, peakAntonyms of boom contract, decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, recede, wane

  2. 2 to make a long loud deep noise or cry the cannons boomed throughout the night Synonyms of boom bellow, roar, growl, thunderWords Related to boom grumble, roll, rumble; bang, blare, blast, peal, scream, screech, shriek, squall; bawl, call, cry, holler, hoot, shout, whoop, yell; bell, caterwaul, howl, wail, yowlNear Antonyms of boom grunt, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper; mewl, pule, squeak, whimper



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