Definition of flying bomb in English:

flying bomb

Line breaks: fly¦ing bomb

noun

  • A small pilotless aircraft with an explosive warhead, especially a V-1.
    More example sentences
    • It seems a little ridiculous to make fairly complex aircraft into flying bombs, which is likely the reason behind the move to the ‘Project F’ and its no-frills design.
    • Barrage balloon cables tore the wings off more than 200 V-1 flying bombs during 1944-5.
    • Altogether, just over 10,000 flying bombs were launched against England.

More definitions of flying bomb

Definition of flying bomb in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: məˈlôrd
noun
used to address an English nobleman