An alert prompted by the suspicion that a bomb has been planted in a public place: the court building was temporarily evacuated following a bomb scare
More example sentences
- Part of the centre of Bedford was sealed off on Saturday afternoon, owing to a bomb scare.
- A Greek official tells CNN the diversion of the Athens to New York flight was due to what's being called a bomb scare.
- A Californian airport was closed for six hours on Friday, following a bomb scare.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: bomb scare
Definition of bomb scare in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.