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bomb

1. adjective slang Excellent; extremely entertaining; of very high quality. (Sometimes used as "the bomb.") That steak I had at dinner was bomb! I'm not usually a fan of action films, but that one was the bomb!
2. verb To fail spectacularly or to a great degree. Despite all the media hype, the major summer blockbuster bombed on its opening weekend.

bomb

1. n. a bad performance or an inherently bad show. They tried as hard as they could, but the thing was a bomb from Act One on.
2. in. to fail. My first try bombed, but things got better.
3. Go to bomb(shell).

bomb

verb

bombed (out)

mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. (Possibly from embalmed.) How can I drive when I’m bombed out?
See also: bombed, out

bombed

verb

bomb

verb
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I suggest that the history of bombing--and no one has bombed more than this nation--is a history of endless atrocities, all calmly explained by deceptive and deadly language like "accident," "military targets," and "collateral damage.
A quiet, humble man who in his later years was deeply ashamed of his air raids on the United States, Fujita eventually forged a remarkable bond of friendship with the people of Brookings, the small logging town whose surrounding forests he had bombed.
Some stories come through despite the inordinate attention to NATO propaganda, omnipresent on CNN and other networks (and the shameless Shea announced we bombed a television station in Belgrade because it gives out propaganda).
The defense, on the other hand, had little evidence in the guilt phase and had little choice but to essentially admit during the penalty phase that McVeigh bombed the Alfred P.
Everything was absolutely ideal on the day I bombed the Pentagon.
The United States repeatedly bombed Hanoi during the Vietnam War and managed only to kill a lot of innocent people.
Timothy McVeigh has described for his defense team how he bombed the Oklahoma City federal building, saying the daytime attack left a ``body count'' intended to get a point across to the government, according to confidential defense reports.