- 1An overwhelming surprise or disappointment: the news came as a bombshellMore example sentences
- Just days after he announced he'd stay leader for as long as the party wanted him the prime minister dropped a bombshell.
- Just as the season is about to start they have dropped a bombshell with these guidance notes.
- Then, the other night, while drunk, depressed and emotionally lost (for various reasons), she dropped a bombshell on me.
- 2 • informal A very attractive woman: a twenty-year-old blonde bombshellMore example sentences
- The blonde bombshell stayed in the Burlington Hotel last night before flying back to London today.
- Later on, photographers caught up with her again, and the blonde bombshell loudly declared, ‘I love New York!’
- It's the blonde bombshell's battle for big bucks.
- 3 • dated An artillery shell.More example sentences
- So we have bombshells that hit every corner of the airport, and of course they strike a lot of airplanes.
- To avoid being struck by bombshells and bullets, my entire family descended to the dark bomb shelter below our house and hid.
- V-Day went past this year leaving a huge hangover of love, friendship, sentiment and a few bullets and bombshells as well, that spilled all over the city screens.
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