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noun Military.
a type of self-steering aerial bomb, launched from large land-based rocket platforms: used by the Germans in World War II, especially over England.
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Origin of buzz bomb

First recorded in 1940–45

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British Dictionary definitions for buzz bomb

buzz bomb

noun
another name for the V-1

Word Origin for buzz bomb

C20: from the sound of its engine
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