nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 [Música/Music] (instrumento) bass drum; (músico) bass drummer tengo la cabeza como un bombo my head's thumping, I've (got) a splitting headache con bombos y platillos or (España/Spain) a bombo y platillo with a great fanfare el pacto se firmó con bombos y platillos a great song and dance was made about the signing of the treaty darle bombo a algo, se le ha dado mucho bombo a la película the movie's been given a lot of hype [familiar/colloquial] darse bombo to blow one's own trumpet
- 3 3.1 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] (de una mujer embarazada) le hizo un bombo he got her in the family way o/or the club [familiar/colloquial] tenía un bombo de película she was huge 3.2 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], (culo) butt (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , bum (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] irse al bombo (Argentina) [familiar/colloquial] to go to pot [familiar/colloquial]
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