bombed

[ bomd ]
/ bɒmd /

adjective Slang.

completely intoxicated; drunk.
completely under the influence of drugs; high.

Origin of bombed

First recorded in 1935–40; bomb + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM bombed

un·bombed, adjective

Definition for bombed (2 of 2)

bomb
[ bom ]
/ bɒm /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of bomb

1580–90; earlier bom(b)e < Spanish bomba (de fuego) “ball (of fire),” akin to bombo “drum” < Latin bombus “a booming sound” < Greek bómbos

OTHER WORDS FROM bomb

bomb·a·ble, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bomb

balm bomb
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British Dictionary definitions for bombed (1 of 2)

bombed
/ (bɒmd) /

adjective

slang under the influence of alcohol or drugs (esp in the phrase bombed out of one's mind or skull)

British Dictionary definitions for bombed (2 of 2)

bomb
/ (bɒm) /

noun

verb

Word Origin for bomb

C17: from French bombe, from Italian bomba, probably from Latin bombus a booming sound, from Greek bombos, of imitative origin; compare Old Norse bumba drum
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Idioms and Phrases with bombed

bomb

see time bomb.

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