British informal An exclamation made after delivering the punchline of a joke.
Popularized by the fox puppet Basil Brush, a character in a British television comedy show
- I've answered this question in some election hustings by saying I'd be the fish that swims against the tide… boom boom.
- As Basil Brush used to say, ‘boom boom’!
- Unfortunately, I have a conscience (although the band seem to have taken a day off for theirs - boom boom!).
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