bomber

[ bom-er ]
/ ˈbɒm ər /

noun

Military. an airplane equipped to carry and drop bombs.
a person who drops or sets bombs, especially as an act of terrorism or sabotage.

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Origin of bomber

First recorded in 1910–15; bomb + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM bomber

su·per·bomb·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bomber

bomber
/ (ˈbɒmə) /

noun

a military aircraft designed to carry out bombing missions
a person who plants bombs
navy slang a Polaris submarine
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