Synonyms for booming
Antonyms for booming
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOOMING
From my first sleep I was awakened by a long, booming yell from our guest outside.
When they reached the shop where topees were to be got, she heard a familiar, booming voice.
As to old Cullingworth, he is booming along as merrily as ever.
It was a booming voice, with a quality that dragged at the attention of the crowd.
These are the two men; and as for Tombstone, it was booming.
The big Sharps boomed; the saddles emptied to their booming.
The camp was booming as he had never dared to hope it would boom.
Amid the booming of the cannon which welcomed his successor he prepared for his departure.
My brother fired—once—twice—and the booming of the gong ceased.
His voice was covered by the booming of the great bell of the cathedral.
mid-15c., earliest use was for bees and wasps, probably echoic of humming. The meaning "make a loud noise" is 15c. Cf. bomb. Meaning "to burst into prosperity" (of places, businesses, etc.) is 1871, American English. Related: Boomed; booming. Boom box first attested 1978.