Associations to the word «Bomb»


BOMB, noun. An explosive device used or intended as a weapon.
BOMB, noun. (dated) The atomic bomb.
BOMB, noun. (figurative) Events or conditions that have a speedy destructive effect.
BOMB, noun. (slang) A failure; an unpopular commercial product.
BOMB, noun. (US) (Australia) (informal) A car in poor condition.
BOMB, noun. (UK) (slang) A large amount of money, a fortune.
BOMB, noun. (social) Something highly effective or attractive.
BOMB, noun. (chiefly British) (slang) A success; the bomb.
BOMB, noun. (chiefly British) (slang) A very attractive woman; a bombshell.
BOMB, noun. (often in combination) An action or statement that causes a strong reaction.
BOMB, noun. (American football) (slang) A long forward pass.
BOMB, noun. (informal) A jump into water in a squatting position, with the arms wrapped around the legs, for maximum splashing.
BOMB, noun. (chemistry) A heavy-walled container designed to permit chemical reactions under high pressure.
BOMB, noun. (obsolete) A great booming noise; a hollow sound.
BOMB, noun. (slang) A woman’s breast.
BOMB, noun. (wrestling) a professional wrestling throw in which an opponent is lifted and then slammed back-first down to the mat.
BOMB, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To attack using one or more bombs; to bombard.
BOMB, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To fail dismally.
BOMB, verb. (informal) To jump into water in a squatting position, with the arms wrapped around the legs.
BOMB, verb. (obsolete) To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound.
BOMB, verb. (slang) To cover an area in many graffiti tags.
BOMB, verb. (informal) (AU) to add an excessive amount of chlorine to a pool when it has not been maintained properly.
BOMB, adjective. (slang) Great, awesome.
BOMB, noun. (informal) The atomic bomb; the capacity to launch a nuclear attack. Often used with “the”.
BOMB AROUND, verb. The drive around at speed for pleasure.
BOMB IT, verb. (slang) To travel very rapidly, especially in a vehicle.
BOMB OUT, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To fail; to produce no or very poor results; to drop out of or be eliminated from a competition.
BOMB SHELTER, noun. An air-raid shelter, a structure designed to give protection against bombs.
BOMB SHELTERS, noun. Plural of bomb shelter
BOMB SITE, noun. An area that an active bomb is contained in, normally sealed off by the authorities.
BOMB SITE, noun. A building or other site destroyed by enemy aerial bombardment.
BOMB SITES, noun. Plural of bomb site

Dictionary definition

BOMB, noun. An explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions.
BOMB, noun. Strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion.
BOMB, noun. An event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned".
BOMB, verb. Throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden".
BOMB, verb. Fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill