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

  • adj. Slang Intoxicated by alcohol or a drug.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bomb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rounded: as, a bombed frontal bone.


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  • Even with Couric's fluff questions Palin bombed big-time.

    McCain campaign adviser pushes back on Palin book

  • The driver of the tube train bombed near Aldgate station on 7 July 2005 was forced to ask passengers if they had any mobile phone signal to call for help after he found his radio wasn't working, it emerged today.

    7/7 inquest: Aldgate train's driver asked for phones after radio failed

  • Not only does Sacco render brilliantly the crater-pocked streets of Gorazde, the faces of amputees in bombed-out hospitals, the uniforms of the Serb military, but he draws in detail the design on the package of the ubiquitous Drina cigarettes and the hairstyles of the girls he meets who ask him to bring Levi's 501s from Sarajevo.

    Maus Culture

  • Once outside of a poor French village near the war zone, that had been bombed from the German lines, bombed from the German airships and ravaged by fire and sword, some American soldiers, looking at the desolation and the ruin of the place, so grotesque in its gaping death, so hopeless in its pitiful finality, painted on a large white board, and nailed on a sign post just at the edge of the town this slogan:

    The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me

  • That power plant which was bombed, which is a predominantly civilian installation, and thereby shielded by international law, that will take months and months to fix.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2006

  • But the feeling is very heightened during this month, and if they see innocents -- we're getting reports now of hospitals, of the Red Cross buildings, homes for the elderly being bombed, which is really you have to expect when the Americans are bombing from such high altitudes and we warned them this would happen, that -- what will be the repercussions.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2001

  • Brandon League, had already been used in Sunday's game, and had bombed, which is why they were in the mess they were in.

    The Seattle Times

  • It's a fun project: Shantell drew over - or as she would say, "bombed" - 100 flyers that were produced for Gelman's "video of Shantell in action, using her pink pigment Posca pens.

  • I also brought a Lucien Crochet Sancerre to try the acid/mineral pairing and although the wine itself was good enough, it kind of bombed with the food (I should have tried it with the kimbap though).

    BREAKING: Korean feast not impossible with wine! | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • You referenced it but one joke, one joke seemed to kind of bombed at that.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2010


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  • in the sense "it went badly!"

    October 24, 2010

  • As in: "Last night I drank so much tequila, man. I was bombed!"

    January 17, 2008