from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, characterized by, or resulting from a flourishing economy: "Things aren't as boomy as forecasters thought they would be” ( U.S. News & World Report).
  • adj. Acoustics Exhibiting excessive accentuation on lower-pitched tones in reproduced sound: "This mode of bass reinforcement by resonance often causes boomy obfuscation of the true musical pitch—something akin to singing into a barrel” ( New York Times).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


boom +‎ -y (Wiktionary)



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