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varoom

1. An onomatopoeia of the sound of an engine revving noisily. The child sped down the sidewalk on his scooter, shouting, "Varoom, varoom!" as he went. I used to love hearing the varoom of my dad's motorcycle as he came home from work.
2. To move or travel noisily, as in or of a motor vehicle. The car varoomed down the street, weaving in and out of traffic. I hate the way those guys varoom through the neighborhood in their sports cars in the middle of the night.

vroom

1. An onomatopoeia of the sound of an engine revving noisily. The child sped down the sidewalk on his scooter, shouting, "Vroom, vroom!" as he went. I used to love hearing the vroom of my dad's motorcycle as he came home from work.
2. To move or travel noisily, as in or of a motor vehicle. The car vroomed down the street, weaving in and out of traffic. I hate they way those guys vroom through the neighborhood in their sports cars in the middle of the night.
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vroom

and varoom (vrum and vɑˈrum)
1. interj. the noise of a loud engine. (Onomatopoetic.) Vroom, vroom went the engine as Vic gunned it over and over.
2. in. to move rapidly from place to place; to travel at high speed, making the noise of a loud engine. The little boy varoomed down the sidewalk on his tricycle.

varoom

verb
See vroom
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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