bombed-out

adjective \ ˈbämd-ˌau̇t , -ˈau̇t \

Definition of bombed-out

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

First Known Use of bombed-out

1972

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BOMBED-OUT Defined for English Language Learners

bombed-out

Definition of bombed-out for English Language Learners

  • : destroyed by bombs

  • : forced out of a house or a building by bombing


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