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Synonyms of explosion in English:


  • 1 Edward heard the explosion
    detonation, eruption, blowing up;
    bang, blast, boom, kaboom
  • 2 an explosion of anger
  • 3 the explosion of human populations
    sudden/rapid increase, mushrooming, snowballing, escalation, multiplication, burgeoning, rocketing, skyrocketing
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