Synonyms of bomb


1. bomb, explosive device, weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition

usage: an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions

2. bomb calorimeter, bomb, calorimeter

usage: strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion

3. turkey, bomb, dud, flop, bust, fizzle

usage: an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"


1. bombard, bomb, attack, assail

usage: throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"

2. fail, flunk, bomb, flush it

usage: fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"

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Definition and meaning of bomb (Dictionary)