dive-bomb

verb \ ˈdīv-ˌbäm \

Definition of dive-bomb

: to bomb from an airplane by making a steep dive toward the target before releasing the bomb

dive-bomber

noun

First Known Use of dive-bomb

1935

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DIVE-BOMB Defined for English Language Learners

dive-bomb

Definition of dive-bomb for English Language Learners

  • : to drop a bomb from an airplane on (something) after approaching it at a sharp or steep angle

  • : to attack (someone or something) from the air at a sharp or steep angle


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