Origin of boom1
OTHER WORDS FROM boomboom·ing·ly, adverb
Other definitions for boom (2 of 2)
- an outrigger used on certain aircraft for connecting the tail surfaces to the fuselage.
- a maneuverable and retractable pipe on a tanker aircraft for refueling another aircraft in flight.
- chord1 (def. 4).
Origin of boom2
OTHER WORDS FROM boomboomless, adjective
How to use boom in a sentence
So many businesses have already bounced back, and the market is booming.Email marketing in 2020: Four key things that made the difference|Toby Nwazor|November 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
An IPO would follow a huge boom in volume on the platform, with stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic driving up retail trading.Robinhood asks banks to pitch for potential 2021 IPO|Lee Clifford|November 18, 2020|Fortune
A big draw has been Target’s fortuitous investment pre-pandemic on new home products, just in time for a spending boom on home improvement that has lifted other retailers like Home Depot and Lowe’s, as well.Target trounced rivals like Walmart in the third quarter|Phil Wahba|November 18, 2020|Fortune
The boom in betting was quickly followed by backlash from the public, media, and government as problem gambling habits became more and more common.Free money, big addictions: Inside the booming world of online sports betting|Brett Haensel|November 15, 2020|Fortune
So I moved out to the San Francisco Bay area to join the startup world near the end of the dot-com boom.Why so many valuable startups seem like the dumbest idea at first|Lucinda Shen|November 13, 2020|Fortune
Sales boomed from $5.3 million in 2007 to about $23 million in 2009, and the company was profitable.
Accommodation marketplaces like Onefinestay, Airbnb, and Trampolinn have boomed in popularity.How to Get Cheaper Tickets, Live Like a Local, and Other Great Travel Hacks|Brandon Presser|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the eve of the double-barreled canonization, the skies over Rome boomed with thunder and poured with rain.Onscene as Pope Francis Makes Saints of John Paul II and John XXIII|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is to say, the market has boomed so much in large measure because corporate profits have boomed so much.Don’t Credit Obama with the Stock Boom, Credit the Fed and the International Economy|Daniel Gross|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Business has boomed since the push to defund Obamacare caught on.
The little man's powerful voice boomed out, but ever and again it was dropped at some quiet question from the queen.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
“And a mighty cheap sample of his race,” 152 boomed Dale, his heavy face convulsed with rage.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Also, one boomed and boosted his own particular emotions, celebrating their merits in the language of the circus-poster.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The broadside of the Merrimac boomed back, but the balls glanced away from the thick round sides of the turret and did not harm.
"Let her have it," said Captain Worden, when they came near; and one of the great eleven-inch guns boomed like a volcano.
British Dictionary definitions for boom (1 of 2)
Word Origin for boom
British Dictionary definitions for boom (2 of 2)
- a barrier across a waterway, usually consisting of a chain of connected floating logs, to confine free-floating logs, protect a harbour from attack, etc
- the area so barred off
Word Origin for boom
Other Idioms and Phrases with boom
see lower the boom.