Bombshell definition

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One who is very attractive.
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An explosive bomb.
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Any shocking surprise.
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One that is shocking, surprising, or amazing.
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The definition of a bombshell is something very shocking or exciting, or a very attractive person.

An example of a bombshell is a groom finding out at his wedding that his bride slept with his best man.

An example of a bombshell is Marilyn Monroe.

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Something which arouses great interest or excitement; sensation; specif., a woman with remarkable sex appeal, typically one who is blond and buxom.
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A bomb or artillery shell designed to explode on impact.
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Something that is very surprising, shocking, amazing or sensational.
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(by extension) Someone who is very attractive (compare sex symbol)

Diana Dors, the "1950s blonde bombshell" ...

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bombshell
Plural:
bombshells