bombshell


bomb·shell

noun \ˈbäm-ˌshel\

: something that is very surprising or shocking

: a very attractive woman

Full Definition of BOMBSHELL

1
:  bomb 1a
2
:  one that is stunning, amazing, or devastating <the book was a political bombshell>

Examples of BOMBSHELL

  1. <discovering that I had a long-lost sister was an absolute bombshell>

First Known Use of BOMBSHELL

1708

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