dive-bomb

verb
\ ˈdīv-ˌbäm \

Definition of dive-bomb 

transitive verb

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

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dive-bomber noun

First Known Use of dive-bomb

1935, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near dive-bomb

divaricator

divd

dive

dive-bomb

dive brake

dive for

divekeeper

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The first known use of dive-bomb was in 1935

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dive-bomb

verb

English Language Learners Definition of dive-bomb

: 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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