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Definition of "fighter-bomber" [fighter-bomber]

  • A versatile aircraft capable of functioning as a fighter and a bomber, used chiefly in tactical and defensive operations. (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.

Use "fighter-bomber" in a sentence
  • "Finding out that Renzo Leoni would have flown a Caproni 133 triple-engine high-wing fighter-bomber during the Abyssinan War of 1935-36."
  • "Some believe it will serve as a supersonic fighter-bomber, given its large size more than 20% bigger than the F-22 itself."
  • "It features a video game with a virtual fighter-bomber that targets poor black Haitians."
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