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Definition of "bombed-out" []

  • Having been destroyed by bombs (adjective)
  • Homeless through bombing (adjective)

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Use "bombed-out" in a sentence
  • "The most incongruous sight of all in the "House of Resistance", as Gaddafi called the bombed-out building, was several dummy missiles hanging from the ceiling as if they had just fallen from an American bomber -his idea of a memorial to the little girl, perhaps."
  • "The search is complicated by the Bombardier's obviously faulty memory, but the novel concludes with the trio's discovery of the ruins of the bombed-out target, presumably validating the Bombardier's remembered experience."
  • "Roger Kitching, who as a boy in the 1950s began collecting insects and amphibians in the weedy rubble and drainage ditches of bombed-out Hull, England, found that "with collecting comes the need to record.""
  • "The most incongruous sight of all in the "House of Resistance", as Gaddafi called the bombed-out building, was several dummy missiles hanging from the ceiling as if they had just fallen from an American bomber -his idea of a memorial to the little girl, perhaps."
  • "Roger Kitching, who as a boy in the 1950s began collecting insects and amphibians in the weedy rubble and drainage ditches of bombed-out Hull, England, found that "with collecting comes the need to record.""
  • "The movie would begin with a wide-angled shot of the bombed-out building."