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Synonyms of bomb in English:


  • 1 they saw bombs bursting on the runway
    explosive, incendiary (device);
    missile, projectile
    dated blockbuster, bombshell
  • 2 countries with the bomb
  • 3 informal their next film was a bomb
    failure, megaflop, fiasco, loss-maker, debacle
    informal flop, washout, bust, dud, turkey, dog, lemon, no-hoper, nonstarter, dead loss, clunker
  • verb

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  • 1 their headquarters were bombed
    bombard, blast, shell, blitz, strafe, pound;
    attack, assault;
    blow up, destroy, demolish, flatten, devastate
  • 2 informal the show bombed at the box office
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