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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VS models basically coined the term 'bombshell waves,' and last night lead hair stylist Orlando Pita didn't stray from the message.
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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The blonde bombshell is strangely confused, and Legion leader Cosmic Boy doesn’t quite understand, until she pulls him aside for a tete a tete.
Then the president dropped the so-called bombshell: the support for final demarcation of borders based on the 1967 status quo, while advocating a swap of lands.
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