Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hollow; deeply resonant: as, the boomy tone of surf, or of a bell.

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  • adjective Characterized by heavy bass sounds.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to a financial boom.

Etymologies

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boom +‎ -y

Examples

  • The Vibe IIs mostly preserve V-Moda's super-bassy signature, but are less intensely boomy, which is a good thing, since now they've definitely got more clarity in the mids and highs than the old set, and an overall cleaner, more balanced sound.

    Gizmodo

  • The Vibe IIs mostly preserve V-Moda's super-bassy signature, but are less intensely boomy, which is a good thing, since now they've definitely got more clarity in the mids and highs than the old set, and an overall cleaner, more balanced sound.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • "boomy", percussive sound that I've never heard in a $500 mandolin.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • "This sets up areas in the room where bass energy is too prominent, 'boomy' if you sit there, and other areas where bass energy seems lacking.

    Electronic House Recently Filed

  • Such a song is "Vieja" presented here as they performed it at Drom apologies for the room's boomy sound.

    Michal Shapiro: Pistolera: Taking Life by the Teeth

  • "Sadness Is a Blessing" rebuilds Phil Spector's wall of sound for the high-definition generation, and it sounds so boomy it's easy to miss the song's devastatingly simple refrain: "Sadness is my boyfriend / Oh, sadness, I'm your girl."

    Album review: Lykke Li, "Wounded Rhymes"

  • But it turns out that the raw, boomy space is ideal for vibrating strings and sonic phenomena.

    The 'East Village Nosferatu' Haunts Brooklyn

  • Such a song is "Vieja" presented here as they performed it at Drom apologies for the room's boomy sound.

    Michal Shapiro: Pistolera: Taking Life by the Teeth

  • Make it more boomy ... like it's echoing through the eternity of space.

    February 6th, 2008

  • Why is the bottom end of the music spectrum so boomy and annoying?

    links for 2008-04-21 « Skid Roche

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