Definition of Bomber

1. Noun. A military aircraft that drops bombs during flight.

Generic synonyms: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane, Military Plane, Warplane
Specialized synonyms: B-52
Terms within: Bomb Rack, Cannon
Specialized synonyms: Dive Bomber, Stealth Bomber
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Bomb



2. Noun. A person who plants bombs.
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Bomb

3. Noun. A large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States.

Definition of Bomber

1. Noun. A military aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs. ¹

2. Noun. A person who makes and detonates bombs. ¹

3. Adjective. (climbing slang) Completely solid and secure, usually referring to some form of protective gear (n.b. the forms "more bomber" or "most bomber" are unusual). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bomber

1. one that bombs [n -S] - See also: bombs

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bomber

bombastically
bombastick
bombastry
bombasts
bombax
bombaxes
bombazed
bombazet
bombazets
bombazette
bombazettes
bombazine
bombazines
bombe
bombed
bomber (current term)
bomber aircrew
bomber crew
bomber jacket
bomber jackets
bomber seat
bomber seats
bombers
bombes
bombesin
bombesins
bombic
bombic acid
bombie
bombil

Literary usage of Bomber

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe, 1933-1945 by Williamson Murray (1983)
"As Table XL7 indicates, bomber losses in 1943 had been very heavy; ... TABLE XL bomber Command Strength and Aircraft Losses—1943 TOTAL 764 2751 Harris' ..."

2. Textbook of Applied Aeronautic Engineering by Henry Woodhouse (1920)
"The Glenn L. Martin Twin Liberty Motored bomber. Glenn L. Martin bomber The Martin bomber is a machine of excellent performance, as shown in its official ..."

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