rocket bomb


noun

an aerial bomb equipped with a rocket for added velocity after being dropped from an aircraft.
(loosely) any rocket-propelled missile launched from the ground.

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Origin of rocket bomb

First recorded in 1940–45
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Example sentences from the Web for rocket bomb

  • Like a rocket-bomb, this man of genius had risen from obscurity—had all but conquered the three greatest worlds of the universe.

    Tarrano the Conqueror|Raymond King Cummings