Definition of booming in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞omiNG/


1Having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth: the booming economy
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  • World War II and its aftermath also launched a period of booming prosperity, population growth, and economic diversification.
  • The booming economy and rapid growth of new media have helped the entertainment industry flourish.
  • Youth soccer remains in a period of booming growth throughout North America.
flourishing, burgeoning, thriving, prospering, prosperous, successful, strong, buoyant;
profitable, fruitful, lucrative
informal boffo
2(Of a sound or voice) loud, deep, and resonant: his booming voice a booming laugh
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  • There was once more a deep booming laugh that sounded like thunder.
  • There was a loud booming noise that sounded like a gas tank exploding in the condo unit below.
  • Light spilled out from upper and lower windows, even though it was early in the morning, and loud, booming voices resounded from inside.
resonant, sonorous, ringing, resounding, reverberating, carrying, thunderous;
strident, stentorian, strong, powerful

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Syllabification: boom·ing

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