dive-bomb

[ dahyv-bom ]
/ ˈdaɪvˌbɒm /

verb (used with or without object)

to attack with or as if with a dive bomber.

Nearby words

  1. divaricator,
  2. dive,
  3. dive bomber,
  4. dive brake,
  5. dive table,
  6. dive-bomber,
  7. divehi,
  8. divemaster,
  9. diver,
  10. diverbium

Origin of dive-bomb

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for dive-bomb

dive-bomb

verb

(tr) to bomb (a target) using or in the manner of a dive bomber
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