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  • noun a bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target


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  • Thanks, WordNet. Heard this term on telly today.

    January 21, 2013

  • dumb bomb, n.

    The Guardian, 6 March 2018:

    The Russian air force has used unguided “dumb” bombs in Syria, in what UN sources say could be an effort to shift responsibility for possible war crimes and civilian deaths to their ally, the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad.

    August 3, 2018