to drop many bombs on (an area) to prepare for advancing ground forces
tr. & intr.v.car·pet-bombed, car·pet-bomb·ing, car·pet-bombs
To bomb in a systematic and extensive pattern, so as to devastate a large target area uniformly.
(third-person singular simple present carpet-bombs, present participle carpet-bombing, simple past and past participle carpet-bombed)
- Alternative spelling of carpet bomb.