carpet-bomb

verb
car·pet-bomb | \ ˈkär-pət-ˌbäm \
variants: or carpet bomb
carpet-bombed or carpet bombed; carpet-bombing or carpet bombing; carpet-bombs or carpet bombs

Definition of carpet-bomb 

transitive verb

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

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

First Known Use of carpet-bomb

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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