bomb scare

noun

Definition of bomb scare

: a situation in which people are afraid because someone says that a bomb is going to explode

Word by Word Definitions

bomb play
  1. : an explosive device fused to detonate under specified conditions

  2. : atomic bomb

  3. : a vessel for compressed gases: such as

  1. : to attack with or as if with bombs : bombard

  2. : to defeat decisively

  3. : to score many runs against (a pitcher)

scare play
  1. : to frighten especially suddenly : alarm

  2. : to become scared

  1. : a sudden fright

  2. : a widespread state of alarm : panic


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