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

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

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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