Definition of booming:
- Advancing or increasing amid noisy excitement; as, booming prices; booming popularity.
- of Boom
- Rushing with violence; swelling with a hollow sound; making a hollow sound or note; roaring; resounding.
- 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.
well-heeled, roaring, palmy, well-situated, comfortable, prospering, flourishing, well-off, halcyon, golden, boomy, successful, prosperous, thrive, favorable, lucky, well-to-do, well-fixed, stentorian, thrifty, thriving, favourable, easy, full.
- "The Clue of the Twisted Candle", Edgar Wallace.
By the time the life- boat had made its way round the coast from Pontperran harbour great breakers were crashing against the face of the rock with a dull booming and showers of foam, as if angry to have been cheated of their prey.- "The School by the Sea", Angela Brazil.
After proceeding about a league and a half, a blast came booming from the north, rolling before it immense clouds of dust; happily it did not blow in our faces, or it would have been difficult to proceed, so great was its violence.- "The Bible in Spain", George Borrow.