[ dahyv-bom ]
/ ˈdaɪvˌbɒm /
verb (used with or without object)
to attack with or as if with a dive bomber.
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Origin of dive-bomb
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby dive-bomb
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British Dictionary definitions for dive-bomb
(tr) to bomb (a target) using or in the manner of a dive bomber
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