Synonyms for boom

Synonyms for (noun) boom

Synonyms: boom

Definition: any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring

Similar words: spar

Definition: a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging


Synonyms: boom, microphone boom

Definition: a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set

Similar words: pole

Definition: a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic


Synonyms: thunder, boom, roar, roaring

Definition: a deep prolonged loud noise

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: windfall, manna from heaven, godsend, gold rush, gravy, bonanza, boom, bunce

Definition: a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

Usage: the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: boom

Definition: a state of economic prosperity

Similar words: prosperity

Definition: an economic state of growth with rising profits and full employment

Synonyms for (verb) boom

Synonyms: boom, flourish, expand, thrive

Definition: grow vigorously

Usage: The deer population in this town is thriving; business is booming

Similar words: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast


Synonyms: blast, boom, smash, nail

Definition: hit hard

Usage: He smashed a 3-run homer

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: boom, boom out

Definition: make a deep hollow sound

Usage: Her voice booms out the words of the song

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'


Synonyms: boom, din

Definition: make a resonant sound, like artillery

Usage: His deep voice boomed through the hall

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'