Boom"ing, a.

1.

Rushing with violence; swelling with a hollow sound; making a hollow sound or note; roaring; resounding.

O'er the sea-beat ships the booming waters roar. Falcone.

2.

Advancing or increasing amid noisy excitement; as, booming prices; booming popularity.

[Colloq. U. S.]

 

© Webster 1913.


Boom"ing, n.

The act of producing a hollow or roaring sound; a violent rushing with heavy roar; as, the booming of the sea; a deep, hollow sound; as, the booming of bitterns.

Howitt.

 

© Webster 1913.

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