Utilizziamo i "cookie" per facilitare la navigazione. È possibile approfondire come usiamo i Cookie sulla nostra pagina dedicata. Continuando a navigare su questo sito web si accetta la nostra Policy sui cookie.


Supportaci Supportaci  chi siamo Chi siamo  Cookies Cookies


Dizionario di inglese del sito grammatica inglese: definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale
Vai alla Homepage Home page

Definizione monolingua e traduzione boom

Inglese grammatica



boom (third-person singular simple present booms, present participle booming, simple past and past participle boomed)

  1. To make a loud, resonant sound.
    • Thunder boomed in the distance and lightning flashes lit up the horizon.
    • The cannon boomed, recoiled, and spewed a heavy smoke cloud.
    • Beneath the cliff, the sea was booming on the rocks.
    • I can hear the organ slowly booming from the chapel.
  2. (transitive) (figuratively, of speech) To exclaim with force, to shout, to thunder.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter I and XVII:
      I was about to reach for the marmalade, when I heard the telephone tootling out in the hall and rose to attend to it. “Bertram Woosters residence,” I said, having connected with the instrument. “Wooster in person at this end. Oh hullo,” I added, for the voice that boomed over the wire was that of Mrs Thomas Portarlington Travers of Brinkley Court, Market Snodsbury, near Droitwich – or, putting it another way, my good and deserving Aunt Dahlia.
      “Id give a tenner to have Aubrey Upjohn here at this moment.” “You can get him for nothing. Hes in Uncle Toms study.” Her face lit up. “He is?” [Aunt Dahlia] threw her head back and inflated the lungs. “UPJOHN!” she boomed, rather like someone calling the cattle home across the sands of Dee, and I issued a kindly word of warning. “Watch that blood pressure, old ancestor.”
  3. (transitive) To make something boom.
    • Men in grey robes slowly booming the drums of death.

boom (plural booms)

  1. A low-pitched, resonant sound, such as of an explosion.
    The boom of the surf.
  2. One of the calls of certain monkeys.
    • 1990, Mark A. Berkley, William C. Stebbins, Comparative Perception
      Interestingly, the blue monkeys boom and pyow calls are both long-distance signals (Brown, 1989), yet the two calls differ in respect to their susceptibility to habitat-induced degradation.
Traduzione italiano boma |asta |aumento |boom |braccio |giraffa |minacciare |muggire |prosperare |rimbombare |rimbombo |riprendere |urlare |

Il nostro dizionario è liberamente ispirato al wikidizionario ....
The online encyclopedia in which any reasonable person can join us in writing and editing entries on any encyclopedic topic

Forum di inglese

In questa parte del sito puoi chiedere alla community e ai nostri insegnanti di inglese dubbi e perplessità trovati affrontando solo questa pagina. Se hai un dubbio diverso crea un nuovo 'topic' con il pulsante 'Fai una nuova domanda'.

Registrati per poter usare il forum di esercizi inglese. Prova, è gratis!

Lascia, per primo, un commento o domanda per la lezione o esercizi di inglese...