Zoom zoom! This is a word for things moving quickly, either up or in a line. When you hear zoom, think fast.

Zoom is a word that can be a sound effect, a noun, or a verb. In comic books, you might see a spaceship taking off with a word bubble saying ZOOM!. Fast cars can zoom; airplanes can zoom. You could say, "In one zoom, we were in the air!" Zooming can also mean to move while making a low humming noise that sounds like zoom. Like boom, zoom is a fun word: it's hard to say Zoom zoom! and be in a bad mood.

Definitions of zoom
  1. noun
    the act of rising upward into the air
    synonyms: soar
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    type of:
    ascending, ascension, ascent, rise
    the act of changing location in an upward direction
  2. noun
    a rapid rise
    synonyms: rapid climb, rapid growth
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    type of:
    ascension, ascent, rise, rising
    a movement upward
  3. verb
    move along very quickly
    synonyms: whizz, whizz along, zoom along
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    type of:
    hurry, speed, travel rapidly, zip
    move very fast
  4. verb
    rise rapidly
    synonyms: soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge
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    billow, wallow
    rise up as if in waves
    billow up in the form of a cloud
    type of:
    arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
    move upward
  5. verb
    move with a low humming noise
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    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
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