Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to bombed: bombed out
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 out (of something)
To fail spectacularly or to a great degree. Despite all the media hype, the major summer blockbuster really bombed out. He graduated at the top of his class, but his brother bombed out of college in just one semester.
bomb through (something)
1. To release bombs that must travel through something else before exploding. Bomb through the leaves to the base down below!
2. To use bombs to gain access to something. They'll bomb through the wall to get in here if they have to.
3. To have rapid success in some area. Can you believe that he's bombed through all those AP courses and he's only a junior?
4. To proceed quickly and forcefully through some thing or area. The boys bombed through the house in pursuit of snacks.
slang Intoxicated. Do you remember last night at all? You were totally bombed by the time I got to the bar.
Destroyed by explosives. Rebuilding hasn't begun in that neighborhood yet—it's still all bombed out from the siege.
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).
See bomb out
mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. (Possibly from embalmed.) How can I drive when I’m bombed out?
See bombed out