bombed-out

adjective

1
: destroyed by bombing
a bombed-out factory
2
: extremely dilapidated or run-down
a bombed-out inner-city neighborhood

Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bombed-out was in 1972

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Cite this Entry

“Bombed-out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bombed-out. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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