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Synonyms for bombshell
ˈbɒmˌʃɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bombshell(noun)

    an entertainer who has a sensational effect

    "she was a blonde bombshell"

    Synonyms:
    thunderclap, thunderbolt

  2. bombshell, thunderbolt, thunderclap(noun)

    a shocking surprise

    "news of the attack came like a bombshell"

    Synonyms:
    thunderclap, bolt, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt

  3. bombshell(noun)

    an explosive bomb or artillery shell

    Synonyms:
    thunderclap, thunderbolt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bombshell":

    bomb, thunderbolt, scandal

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How to use bombshell in a sentence?

  1. Nathan Sales:

    It is not a smoking gun -- but it is a bombshell.

  2. Lee Gelernt:

    A case always takes into account further developments, this one is a bombshell that no one could've really anticipated.

  3. Mitt Romney:

    We have good reason to believe that there's a bombshell in Donald Trump's taxes.

  4. Mitt Romney:

    The reason I think there is a bombshell in there is because every time he is asked about his taxes, he dodges and delays and says: 'Well we’re working on it,'.

  5. Mitt Romney:

    There is only one logical explanation for Mr. Trump's refusal to release his returns : there is a bombshell in them.


Translations for bombshell

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  • Bombe, SexbombeGerman
  • οβίδα, σεξοβόμβαGreek
  • pibónSpanish
  • seksipommi, povipommi, pommiFinnish
  • surprise, bombe, obusFrench
  • bombázó, szexbombaHungarian
  • sprengikúla, stórviðburður, æsifréttaefni, óvænt atvik, sprengja, þruma úr heiðskíru lofti, æsifregnIcelandic
  • granata, schianto, bombaItalian
  • sensacja, seksbombaPolish
  • bomba, sensação, granadaPortuguese
  • снаряд, секс-бомба, бомба, сенсацияRussian

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