bombshell

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noun bomb·shell \ˈbäm-ˌshel\

Definition of bombshell

  1. 1 :  bomb 1a

  2. 2a :  one that is stunning, amazing, or devastating The book was a political bombshell.b :  a person who is the cause and object of sensational and usually widespread attention, excitement, or attraction a blonde bombshell [=a glamorously attractive blonde woman]

Examples of bombshell in a sentence

  1. discovering that I had a long-lost sister was an absolute bombshell

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First Known Use of bombshell

1708




BOMBSHELL Defined for English Language Learners

bombshell

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noun bomb·shell \ˈbäm-ˌshel\

Definition of bombshell for English Language Learners

  • : something that is very surprising or shocking

  • : a very attractive woman



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