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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.

bombed

slang Intoxicated. Do you remember last night at all? You were totally bombed by the time I got to the bar.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bomb

verb

bomb

verb

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).

bombed

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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David Applebaum, who spent years dashing to bomb sites to treat the wounded, was known as "the first man on the scene."
Because none of the teachers will do anything about it, I'm going to bomb them!" Investigators should consider this type of statement more seriously than, "Everyone in this town must die, and we'll start with bombs in the high school." The first threat gives an understandable reason for the threatened action.
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President Roosevelt called that "inhuman barbarism." That was before the United States and England began to bomb civilian populations in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Dresden, and then in Tokyo, Hiroshima, Nagasaki.
A federal jury has charged Mohammed, a 37-year-old Kuwaiti, for collaborating with Yousef on both the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and a failed 1995 terror plot to bomb multiple airliners in a single day, or, as an alternative, to hijack and crash airliners into famous U.S.