American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An explosive bomb.
- n. One that is sensationally shocking, surprising, or amazing.
- n. One who is very attractive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as bomb, 1.
- n. a bomb or artillery shell designed to explode on impact
- n. something that is very surprising, shocking, amazing or sensational
- n. by extension someone who is very attractive (compare sex symbol)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A bomb. See bomb, n.
- n. something or someone that stuns or amazes, especially suddenly and unexpectedly.
- n. an explosive bomb or artillery shell
- n. an entertainer who has a sensational effect
- n. a shocking surprise
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“TOOBIN: Well, I mean, I think we throw around the term bombshell, but this was really a big deal, what happened yesterday in this trial, because you had Jackson's accuser admitting on the witness stand that twice he had been asked by a school dean about whether there had been any misbehavior by Michael Jackson toward him and twice he denied that anything went wrong.”
“LEMON: I think that's what you call a bombshell, right, Wolf, don't you think?”
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