[ vroom, vroo m ]
/ vrum, vrʊm /
the roaring sound made by a motor at high speed.
verb (used without object)
to make or move with such a sound.
verb (used with object)
to cause to make such a sound.
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Origin of vroom
First recorded in 1960–65; imitative
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Tradition states that on the corner of Vroom and Tuers streets was built a block house as a protection against the Indians.Jersey City and its Historic Sites|Harriet Phillips Eaton
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British Dictionary definitions for vroom
/ (vruːm, vrʊm) /
an exclamation imitative of a car engine revving up, as for high-speed motor racing
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