(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (slang) Great, awesome.

- Have you tried the new tacos from that restaurant? They're pretty bomb!


1. an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions

Definition categories: man–made, arms, munition, weaponry

2. strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion

Definition categories: man–made, calorimeter

3. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

Similar word(s): dud, turkey

Definition categories: event, bust, fizzle, flop

Sentences with bomb as a noun:

- During the Cold War, everyone worried about the bomb sometimes.

- make a bomb;  cost a bomb

- Our fabulous new crumpets have been selling like a bomb.

- It was an ordinary speech, until the president dropped a bomb: he would be retiring for medical reasons.

- Normally very controlled, he dropped the F-bomb and cursed the paparazzi.


1. throw bombs at or attack with bombs

- The Americans bombed Dresden

Similar word(s): bombard

Definition categories: competition, assail, attack

2. fail to get a passing grade

Similar word(s): fail, flunk

Definition categories: social