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EtymologyEdit

bomb +‎ shell

NounEdit

bombshell (plural bombshells)

  1. A bomb or artillery shell designed to explode on impact.
  2. (figuratively) Something that is very surprising, shocking, amazing or sensational.
  3. (by extension) Someone who is very attractive; sex symbol.
    Diana Dors, the 1950s blonde bombshell

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