Definition for bombardier (2 of 2)
Origin of Bombardier
Examples from the Web for bombardier
Neither, staring through his bombsight, could bombardier Umphress.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day|Timothy M. Gay|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As a bombardier Yossarian is “the best man in the group at evasive action.”
It was a different type of plane, a European-built ATR-72 (the Bombardier is a Canadian plane).
Bombardier Bevignani or Marine Mancinelli might revel in it.
While we had sardines our bombardier produced a savoury with toast, but that is long ago.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
Schreiber was shot dead, and Grylls severely wounded, but the bombardier and gunners succeeded in bringing back two wounded men.History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)|Sir Frederick Maurice.
One of the boys, a bombardier from a Fort, explained the workings of the camp.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin|Al Avery
Of course he went to Bombardier Lane, where he was received by the old people like a favourite son.The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood|Arthur Griffiths
British Dictionary definitions for bombardier (1 of 2)
Word Origin for bombardier
British Dictionary definitions for bombardier (2 of 2)
Word Origin for Bombardier
Word Origin and History for bombardier
1550s, soldier with a bombard, from French bombardier, from bombard (see bombard (n.)). In 17c.-18c. of soldiers who manned artillery (especially mortars and howitzers); meaning "one who aims the bombs in an aircraft" is attested 1932, American English.