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

  • n. An explosive bomb.
  • n. One that is sensationally shocking, surprising, or amazing.
  • n. One who is very attractive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a bomb or artillery shell designed to explode on impact
  • n. something that is very surprising, shocking, amazing or sensational
  • n. someone who is very attractive (compare sex symbol)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bomb. See bomb, n.
  • n. something or someone that stuns or amazes, especially suddenly and unexpectedly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bomb, 1.

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

  • n. an explosive bomb or artillery shell
  • n. an entertainer who has a sensational effect
  • n. a shocking surprise


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