carpet–bomb

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verb car·pet–bomb \ˈkär-pət-ˌbäm\
variants: or

carpet bomb

Definition of carpet–bomb

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to drop large numbers of bombs so as to cause uniform devastation over (a given area)

  3. 2 :  to bombard repeatedly, widely, or excessively carpet-bomb the country with advertising

1944

First Known Use of carpet–bomb

1944


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