bombardier

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noun bom·bar·dier \ˌbäm-bə-ˈdir, -bər-\

Definition of bombardier

  1. 1a archaic :  artillerymanb :  a noncommissioned officer in the British artillery

  2. 2 :  a bomber-crew member who releases the bombs

1562

First Known Use of bombardier

1562


BOMBARDIER Defined for English Language Learners

bombardier

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noun bom·bar·dier \ˌbäm-bə-ˈdir, -bər-\

Definition of bombardier for English Language Learners

  • : the person in a military aircraft who controls when the bombs are dropped

  • : an officer who operates large guns and has a low rank in the British Army



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