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English definition of “bomber”

bomber

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɒm.ər/ us    /ˈbɑː.mɚ/

bomber noun [C] (PERSON)

B2 a person who uses bombs: Rajiv Gandhi is believed to have been killed by a suicide bomber (= a person who carries a bomb on their body).Detonation and bombardment

bomber noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)

C2 an aircraft that drops bombs: The invasion on land was supported by bombers in the air.AviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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