Synonyms for bomb

Synonyms for (noun) bomb

Synonyms: bomb

Definition: an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions

Similar words: explosive device

Definition: device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy

Similar words: weaponry, weapons system, implements of war, arms, munition

Definition: weapons considered collectively

Synonyms: bomb, bomb calorimeter

Definition: strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion

Similar words: calorimeter

Definition: a measuring instrument that determines quantities of heat

Synonyms: turkey, dud, bomb

Definition: an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

Usage: the first experiment was a real turkey; the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned

Similar words: bust, flop, fizzle

Definition: a complete failure

Usage: the play was a dismal flop

Synonyms for (verb) bomb

Synonyms: bomb, bombard

Definition: throw bombs at or attack with bombs

Usage: The Americans bombed Dresden

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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