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[kahr-pit-bom] /ˈkɑr pɪtˌbɒm/
verb (used with object)
to systematically bomb (a large target area) so as to completely destroy it.
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carpet-bombing,, carpet bombing, noun Unabridged
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To mount a highly destructive and intense opposition; clobber: The Bush campaign car-pet-bombed Dukakis from Labor Day onward

[1980s+; fr a 1950s term for total area bombing, laying as it were a carpet of bombs]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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