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Bomber   Listen
noun
bomber  n.  
1.
A military aircraft that drops bombs during flight.
2.
A large sandwich on a long crusty roll that is split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the US.
Synonyms: grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep.
3.
A person who drops bombs or plants and explodes bombs, especially surreptitously.
4.
A bomber jacket.






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"Bomber" Quotes from Famous Books



... between my mother and yourself. Please give me credit for just a little intelligence. First, I despise you as a coward. During the war you crept into a little clerkship in the Home Office in order to save your precious skin, while Hugh went to the front and risked his life flying a 'bomber' over the enemy's lines. You were a miserable stay-at-home, hiding in your little bolt-hole in Whitehall when the Zepps came over, while Hugh Henfrey fought for his King and for Britain. Now I am quite frank, Mr. Sherrard. That's ...
— Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo • William Le Queux

... bomber roared down to a landing at the Maywood airdrome, and a burly figure descended from the rear cockpit and waved his hand jovially to the waiting Carnes. The secret service man hastened over to greet ...
— Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930 • Various

... boys had been over the German lines by that time. Like Jimmy Hill, Joe Little had been out on a hunter machine. His experiences were uneventful, however. His job had been to watch, with another hunter, while a speedy, big bomber dropped hundreds of pounds of explosives on an enemy ...
— The Brighton Boys with the Flying Corps • James R. Driscoll



Words linked to "Bomber" :   bomber jacket, dive bomber, Italian sandwich, military, hero, armed services, poor boy, warplane, person, mortal, torpedo, aeroplane, war machine, bomb rack, Bomber Harris, hoagy, cannon, bomber aircrew, hero sandwich, stealth bomber, sub, armed forces, someone, airplane, grinder, sandwich, submarine, hoagie, Cuban sandwich, soul, military plane, wedge, suicide bomber, somebody



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