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L-bomb (plural L-bombs)

  1. (idiomatic) The word love, or an expression of love, usually one that provokes a significant change in a relationship.
    • 2003, Joe Kita, Guy Q: 1,305 Totally Essential Secrets You Either Know, Or You Don’t, Rodale, →ISBN, page 139:
      “Then take her on a tour of places that are special to the two of you — the bar where you had your first date, the park where you dropped the L-bomb, [...]”

Usage notesEdit

  • Most commonly used with drop.