Definition of Explode a bombshell
1. Verb. Utter or do something surprising. "Father exploded a bombshell when he forbade us to go to the prom"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Explode A Bombshell
Literary usage of Explode a bombshell
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Armadale by Wilkie Collins (1866)
"in science after business hours), we'll explode a bombshell in Thorpe-Ambrose!" He produced the bombshell on a slip of paper as he spoke: —• "A. Ped- gift ..."
2. The Traitor: A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire by Thomas Dixon (1907)
"If my plans succeed, I'll explode a bombshell in the court room the day he faces the jury." Susie extended her hand. "I beg your pardon for my rudeness. ..."