boom boom  /ˈbum/


  1. (n) a state of economic prosperity
  2. (n) a deep prolonged loud noise
  3. (n) a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
  4. (n) a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set
  5. (n) 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
  6. (v) make a resonant sound, like artillery
  7. (v) hit hard
  8. (v) be the case that thunder is being heard
  9. (v) make a deep hollow sound
  10. (v) grow vigorously


  • By last spring the housing boom had turned into something close to a bust.


  1. Australian Covered Bond Boom Wanes as RMBS Sales Double

    Australia’s covered bond boom is waning less than two years after the market started as yield- hungry buyers more than double purchases of residential mortgage-backed securities.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Boom or Bust, You Decide

    Boom or Bust, You Decide        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. MIFA 2013: Toon Boom Launches "What I Like About Harmony" Contest

    MONTREAL, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Two-time Emmy award recipient, Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today at MIFA, the launch of the " What I Like About Harmony " contest. Open to all Harmony ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "At 10am I heard a loud boom," Cheney said.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: TVNZ

  2. "Every place we went, there's a need for power, there's a need for planes, and there's just no signs that this global infrastructure boom is slowing at all," chief executive Jeff Immelt told investors in a conference call.
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: Forbes

  3. "The unavoidable correction after the credit boom is proving protracted and difficult," Deputy Governor John Gieve said in the report. "However the pricing of risk in credit markets seems to have swung from being unsustainably low last summer...
    on May 1, 2006 By: John Gieve Source: 940 News

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