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Meaning of BOOMING

Pronunciation:  b'ooming

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  used of the voice
  2. [adj]  very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"

BOOMING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: flourishing, full, palmy, prospering, prosperous, roaring, stentorian, successful, thriving



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
    2. Advancing or increasing amid noisy excitement; as, booming
       prices; booming popularity. [Colloq. U. S.]
  2. \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.
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