See also: Bomber

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

bomb +‎ -er

NounEdit

bomber (plural bombers)

 
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Halifax Bomber of the Canadian Forces
  1. (aviation) A military aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
  2. A person who sets bombs, especially as an act of terrorism.
  3. A bomber jacket.
    • 2012 November 15, Tom Lamont, How Mumford & Sons became the biggest band in the world (in The Guardian)
      First singer and guitarist Marcus Mumford, wearing a black suit, then bassist Ted Dwane, in leather bomber and T-shirt. Next bearded banjo player Winston Marshall, his blue flannel shirt hanging loose, and pianist Ben Lovett, wrapped in a woollen coat.
  4. (US) A 22-ounce beer bottle.
  5. A graffiti bomber.
    • 2002, Ivor Miller, Aerosol kingdom: subway painters of New York City (page 195)
      To bomb the system is to saturate MTA subway cars with one's signatures. ln the 1980s, certain writers were identified as bombers because they had mastered all disciplines of the form: insides, throw-ups, window-downs, top-to-bottoms, []
  6. (slang) A large cannabis cigarette.
    • 2011, Vera Rubin, Cannabis and Culture (page 510)
      In Canada, marihuana cigarettes rarely contain any tobacco, and may vary in size from a few hundred milligrams up to a several gram "bomber."
    • 2017, Thomas Conrad, The Reunion
      That night, I swallowed the last of my pain pills, smoked a bomber, and let the drugs carry me away.
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Etymology 2Edit

A shortened form of bombproof.

AdjectiveEdit

bomber (comparative more bomber, superlative most bomber)

  1. (climbing, slang) Completely solid and secure, usually referring to some form of protective gear (n.b. the forms "more bomber" or "most bomber" are unusual).

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AragoneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bom.ˈbeɾ/, /bom.ˈbe/

NounEdit

bomber m (plural bombers)

  1. firefighter (person whose job is to put out fires)
    • 2010, Academia de l’Aragonés, Propuesta ortografica de l’Academia de l’Aragonés, 2nd edition, Edacar, page 45:
      Corre! Grita a os bombers! Fe-lo ya!
      Run! Shout to the firefighters! Do it now!

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

bomba +‎ -er

NounEdit

bomber m (plural bombers, feminine bombera)

  1. firefighter

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From bombe (to bomb, agent noun) +‎ -er, calque of English bomber.

NounEdit

bomber c (singular definite bomberen, plural indefinite bombere)

  1. (rare) bomber (military aircraft dropping bombs)
    Synonym: bombefly
  2. (rare) bomber (a pilot in a bomber)
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

bomber c

  1. indefinite plural of bombe

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

bomber

  1. present tense of bombe

FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

bombe +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bomber

  1. (intransitive or reflexive) to bulge
  2. (figuratively) to cower, to bend
  3. (colloquial) to move, walk quickly
  4. (colloquial) to spray-paint (especially of taggers or graffiti artists)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English bomber (jacket).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bomber m (plural bombers)

  1. bomber jacket

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bomber.

NounEdit

bomber m (invariable)

  1. graffiti artist
  2. goal scorer (football)
  3. bomber jacket

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bomb + -er.

VerbEdit

bomber (gerund bombéthie)

  1. (Jersey) to bomb

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

bomber m or f

  1. indefinite plural of bombe

VerbEdit

bomber

  1. present of bombe

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

bomber f

  1. indefinite plural of bombe

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

bomber

  1. indefinite plural of bomb