superbomber

noun
su·​per·​bomb·​er | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈbä-mər How to pronounce superbomber (audio) \
plural superbombers

Definition of superbomber

: a bomber (see bomber sense 1) that has a much greater payload, range, or maximum speed than a typical bomber So pressing was the need for a long-range superbomber to attack Japan, the U.S. Army Air Forces had taken the unheard-of step of ordering 250 B-29s while the airplane was still only a plywood mock-up in Seattle.— Stephen Joiner

First Known Use of superbomber

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Superbomber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superbomber. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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