English dictionary definition of:

boom


Noun

  • 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
  • a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
  • a deep prolonged loud noise
  • a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
  • a state of economic prosperity

Verb

  • grow vigorously
  • hit hard
  • make a deep hollow sound
  • make a resonant sound, like artillery
  • be the case that thunder is being heard

Thesaurus

blast bonanza bunce din expand flourish godsend gravy nail roar roaring smash thrive thunder windfall

Spellzone course content

View spelling list The long /oo/ sound and learn about the word boom in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou.

Scrabble score for boom


Scrabble score = 8

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