vroom

vroom
AND varoom [vrum AND va”rum]
1. interj. the noise of a loud engine. (Onomatopoetic.)
Vroom, varoom went the engine as Vic gunned it over and over.
Suddenly, vroom, a plane passed low overhead.
2. in. to move rapidly from place to place; to travel at high speed, making the noise of a loud engine.
Let’s vroom over to Larry’s and see what’s happening.
The little boy varoomed down the sidewalk on his tricycle.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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