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bomb

bomb

 
 
pronunciation:
bam
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a metal shell filled with explosives. A bomb destroys a target by being thrown at or dropped on it.
The bomb went off and killed many people.The planes dropped their bombs on their targets.
definition 2: (informal) a failure.
The play was a such a bomb that it closed after one performance.
similar words:
failure, miss
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bombed, bombing, bombs
definition 1: to attack or destroy with a bomb or bombs.
Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.America bombed the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
definition 2: (informal) to fail.
The movie bombed in theaters all over the country.
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