vroom

vroom

[vroom, vroom]
noun
1.
the roaring sound made by a motor at high speed.
verb (used without object)
2.
to make or move with such a sound.
verb (used with object)
3.
to cause to make such a sound.
Also, varoom.


Origin:
1960–65; imitative

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vroom (vruːm, vrʊm)
 
interj
an exclamation imitative of a car engine revving up, as for high-speed motor racing

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vroom
1967, echoic of the sound of a motor engine revving.
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vroom definition

[vrum] and [vɑˈrum]
and varoom
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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