bomber

noun bomb·er \ ˈbä-mər \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of bomber

1 : one that bombs; specifically : an airplane designed for bombing
3 : a skilled long-distance shooter in basketball

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First Known Use of bomber

1862



BOMBER Defined for English Language Learners

bomber

noun

Definition of bomber for English Language Learners

  • : a military aircraft designed for dropping bombs

  • : a person who takes a bomb to a place so that it will explode there : a person who bombs a place


BOMBER Defined for Kids

bomber

noun bomb·er \ ˈbä-mər \

Definition of bomber for Students

: an airplane specially made for dropping bombs


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