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Meaning of BOMBSHELL

Pronunciation:  'bâm`shel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an explosive bomb or artillery shell
  2. [n]  a shocking surprise; "news of the attack came like a bombshell"
  3. [n]  an entertainer who has a sensational effect; "she was a blonde bombshell"
 

BOMBSHELL is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: thunderbolt, thunderclap
 
 See Also: bomb, entertainer, surprise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bomb"shell`\, n.
A bomb. See {Bomb}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aerial bomb, antipersonnel bomb, astonishment, blockbuster, blow, bomb, carcass, catch, concussion grenade, depth bomb, depth charge, earthshaker, eye-opener, fire bomb, gas grenade, grenade, hand grenade, incendiary bomb, incendiary grenade, infernal machine, joker, kicker, peripeteia, petard, revelation, shock, shocker, staggerer, startler, surprisal, surprise, surprise ending, surprise package, surprise party, switch, tear-gas grenade, thunderbolt, thunderclap, time bomb, wall grenade
 

 

 

 

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