November 22, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
bombard /bɑmˈbɑɚd/ verb
bombard
/bɑmˈbɑɚd/
verb

bombards; bombarded; bombarding

The woman is being bombarded with questions.
The woman is being bombarded with questions.
Learner's definition of BOMBARD

[+ object]

1 : to attack (a place) with bombs, large guns, etc.

  • The navy bombarded the shore.

2 : to hit or attack (something or someone) constantly or repeatedly

  • Scientists bombarded the sample with X-rays.

  • The car was bombarded by rocks as it drove away from the angry crowd.

— often used figuratively

  • He is being bombarded by offers.

  • We are constantly being bombarded by ads.

  • The actress was bombarded with questions.

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