Something or someone that goes fast zooms. You can use "zoom" as a verb. It has a strong onomatopoeic quality. That means the sound of the word is related to its meaning. Zoom. The word itself sounds like something that is moving very fast.
The race car driver zoomed past all the others to win the race.
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This page was first published on May 25, 2012. It was updated on January 30, 2016.