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Synonyms for bombshellˈbɒmˌʃɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bombshell(noun)

    an entertainer who has a sensational effect

    "she was a blonde bombshell"

    thunderclap, thunderbolt

  2. bombshell, thunderbolt, thunderclap(noun)

    a shocking surprise

    "news of the attack came like a bombshell"

    thunderclap, bombshell, bolt, bolt of lightning, thunderbolt

  3. bombshell(noun)

    an explosive bomb or artillery shell

    thunderclap, thunderbolt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

bomb, thunderbolt, scandal

Translations for bombshell

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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