booming vs roaring what difference

what is difference between booming and roaring

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːmɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -uːmɪŋ

Adjective

booming (comparative more booming, superlative most booming)

  1. Experiencing a period of prosperity, or rapid economic growth.
  2. Loud and resonant.

Synonyms

  • (loud, resonant): remugient, resounding; see also Thesaurus:sonorous

Translations

Verb

booming

  1. present participle of boom

Noun

booming (plural boomings)

  1. A deep hollow or roaring sound.
    • 1825, Felicia Hemans, The Forest Sanctuary
      Heavy boomings of a dull deep bell.


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɔːɹɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: roar‧ing

Adjective

roaring

  1. Intensive; extreme.
  2. Very successful; lively.
    Synonyms: thriving, prosperous, bustling; see also Thesaurus:prosperous
    The ice-cream sellers did a roaring trade in the midday heat.
    • 1903, Robert Barr, The O’Ruddy Chapter 17
      But finally we came to a river with hundreds of boats upon it, and there was a magnificent bridge, and on the other bank was a roaring city, and through the fog the rain came down thick as the tears of the angels. “That ‘s London,” said I.

Verb

roaring

  1. present participle of roar

Noun

roaring (plural roarings)

  1. A loud, deep, prolonged sound, as of a large beast; a roar.
  2. An affection of the windpipe of a horse, causing a loud, peculiar noise in breathing under exertion.
  3. (Britain Yorkshire, North Midlands, informal) to cry

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