be (the) bomb(redirected from were the bomb)
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be (the) bomb
To be excellent, extremely entertaining, or of very high quality. This steak I ordered is bomb! I'm not usually a fan of action films, but that one was the bomb!
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If something or someone is the bomb, they are very successful, popular or attractive. Karen Forsley's watches are the bomb with the in crowd. So this is the bomb — the best superhero movie ever.