adjective Etymology: Latin reboant-, reboans, present participle of reboare to resound, from re- + boare to cry aloud, roar, from Greek boan, of imitative origin Date: 1830 marked by reverberation

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  • Reboant — Re*bo ant (r[ e]*b[=o] ant), a. [L. reboans, p. pr. of reboare; pref. re re + boare to cry aloud.] Rebellowing; resounding loudly. [R.] Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reboant — [reb′ō ənt] adj. [L reboans, prp. of reboare, to resound < re , back + boare, to bellow, roar < Gr boan < IE echoic base * bu ] Old Poet. loudly reverberating …   English World dictionary

  • reboant — ˈrebəwənt adjective Etymology: Latin reboant , reboans, present participle of reboare to resound, from re + boare to cry aloud, roar, from Greek boan to cry aloud, shout, of imitative origin : reverberating gave out a joyous howl, reboant with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reboant — /reb oh euhnt/, adj. resounding or reverberating loudly. [1820 30; < L reboant (s. of reboans, prp. of reboare to resound), equiv. to re RE + bo(are) to cry aloud (c. Gk boân) + ant ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • reboant — reb•o•ant [[t]ˈrɛb oʊ ənt[/t]] adj. resounding or reverberating loudly • Etymology: 1820–30; < L reboant , s. of reboāns, prp. of reboāre to resound =re re +boāre to cry aloud < Gk boân; see ant …   From formal English to slang

  • reboant — noun reverberating or resounding loudly …   Wiktionary

  • reboant — reb·o·ant …   English syllables

  • reboant — /ˈrɛboʊənt/ (say rebohuhnt) adjective resounding loudly. {Latin reboans, present participle, bellowing in return} …   Australian English dictionary

  • reboant(ic) —   a. reverberating …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • booming — Synonyms and related words: balmy, birring, blooming, blossoming, bombilation, bombinating, bombination, boom, burring, buzzing, cannonade, cannonading, clear, deafening, droning, ear piercing, ear rending, ear splitting, earthshaking, echo,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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