His barracks at Fort Carson sat near the artillery range and the booming shells sent him trembling under his bed.
Enter private prisons: a booming industry that is capitalizing on that need.
There are times when economies are booming, but people continue to fall through the cracks.
A particularly worrisome indicator of this mistrust has been the booming alternative medicine industry.
Yes, the stock market is booming but overwhelmingly Americans are unhappy with their economic situation—and for good reason.
The weather was oppressively warm again on this day, and business in Ecorse was apparently not "booming."
When they reached the shop where topees were to be got, she heard a familiar, booming voice.
Midnight, a stone tower, a booming clock, and darkness make an appeal to the imagination.
It was a booming voice, with a quality that dragged at the attention of the crowd.
See her now at the end of that procession across the booming rollers on the east sky.
mid-15c., earliest use was for bees and wasps, probably echoic of humming. The meaning "make a loud noise" is 15c. Cf. bomb. Meaning "to burst into prosperity" (of places, businesses, etc.) is 1871, American English. Related: Boomed; booming. Boom box first attested 1978.
"long pole," 1540s, from Scottish boun, borrowed from Dutch boom "tree, pole, beam," from a Middle Dutch word analogous to Old English beam (see beam (n.)).
Wonderful; fashionable; outstanding; great (1990s+ Canadian students)
Marijuana (1950s+ Narcotics)