Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A combat aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
  • n. One who makes and sets off bombs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Completely solid and secure, usually referring to some form of protective gear (n.b. the forms "more bomber" or "most bomber" are unusual).
  • n. A military aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
  • n. A person who makes and detonates bombs.
  • n. bomber jacket

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight.
  • n. 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.
  • n. a person who drops bombs or plants and explodes bombs, especially surreptitously.
  • n. a bomber jacket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
  • n. a person who plants bombs
  • n. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll 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 United States

Etymologies

to bomb + -er (Wiktionary)
A shortened form of bombproof. (Wiktionary)

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