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Definition of "bomber" []

  • A combat aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs. (noun)
  • One who makes and sets off bombs. (noun)
  • A military aircraft designed to carry out bombing missions (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who plants bombs (noun)
  • A Polaris submarine (noun)

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Use "bomber" in a sentence
  • "SECOND BASE: Although the rail-thin bomber from the Bronx, Alfonso Soriano, came within a whisker of joining the exclusive 40-40 club, Jeff Kent's production at the plate and in the field for the Giants was too much to ignore."
  • "It turns out that the cashier girl was the red shirt sender and the bomber is actually the guy strapped with bombs."
  • "This particular capability of the bomber is one of the reasons for maintaining a bomber force, and reinforces the need for continuing to provide some kind of bomber defence for the next few years."