bomb shelter


a room or area, usually underground, especially reinforced against the effects of bombs, used as a shelter during an air raid.

Nearby words

  1. bomb ketch,
  2. bomb lance,
  3. bomb out,
  4. bomb rack,
  5. bomb run,
  6. bomb site,
  7. bomb squad,
  8. bombacaceous,
  9. bombard,
  10. bombarde

Origin of bomb shelter

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019