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fighter-bomber

[fahy-ter-bom-er] /ˈfaɪ tərˈbɒm ər/
noun, Military.
1.
an aircraft that combines the functions of a fighter and a bomber.
Origin of fighter-bomber
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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  • The fighter-bomber squadrons use the MiG-17, an aircraft that is obsolescent but that performs well in a ground support role.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • In 1973 there were six fighter-bomber, twelve fighter-interceptor, and three reconnaissance squadrons.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for fighter-bomber

fighter-bomber

noun
1.
a high-performance aircraft that combines the roles of fighter and bomber
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