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buzz bomb

noun, Military
1.
a type of self-steering aerial bomb, launched from large land-based rocket platforms: used by the Germans in World War II, especially over England.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for buzz bomb

buzz bomb

noun
1.
another name for the V-1
Word Origin
C20: from the sound of its engine
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Slang definitions & phrases for buzz bomb

buzz bomb

noun phrase

A German WWII V-1 winged robot bomb powered by a ramjet engine (mid-1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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