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bomber

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noun bomb·er \ˈbä-mər\

Simple Definition of bomber

  • : a military aircraft designed for dropping bombs

  • : a person who takes a bomb to a place so that it will explode there : a person who bombs a place

Full Definition of bomber

  1. 1 :  one that bombs; specifically :  an airplane designed for bombing

  2. 2 :  bomber jacket

  3. 3 :  a skilled long-distance shooter in basketball

1862

First Known Use of bomber

1862

Rhymes with bomber




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