from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The loud, roaring noise of an engine operating at high speed.
- intransitive v. To move noisily at high speed in or as if in a motor vehicle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. The sound of an engine revving up
- v. To move with great speed; to zoom.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a loud, roaring sound, as of a car engine, while moving
- n. the roaring sound made by a motor that is running at high speed
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My daughter has recently showed an interest in pushing her toys around as though they were a car and making "vroom" sounds.
Gwen Dulugat, 27, also from Paris, said the van -- unauthorized to pick up passengers at the airport -- took off with a "vroom" when Port Authority cops tried to prevent it from leaving.
It's a really good experience, and the time's just gone 'vroom'. "
Loaded pauses and … belaboured accentuation as the automotive irritants vroom through another joke … about driveshafts.
He made slightly stoned “vroom, vroom” noises in his throat.
Rozmer's truck vroom-vrooms into the Marwick station just as his bus comes to a complete stop¾Gabe's face, Rozmer's eight year old son, pressed to the glass.
It's like taking a car on the highway -- vroom, it's very happy.
It's a trade-off, says Damian (I'm sure he's right) between 20mph restrictions in suburban streets (a tick on the Lib Dem policy box) and the vroom vroom lobby, the road/anti-climate change crowd whose patron saint is Jeremy Clarkson, the pope of petrolheads.
"If Sarkozy represented for many the 'bling-bling' right then Dominique Strauss-Kahn is, whether he likes it or not, a representative of the left 'vroom vroom'."