- 1bombard somebody/something (with something) to attack a place by firing large guns at it or dropping bombs on it continuously Madrid was heavily bombarded for several months.
- 2bombard somebody/something (with something) to attack someone with a lot of questions, criticisms, etc. or by giving them too much information We have been bombarded with letters of complaint. We are bombarded daily with propaganda about what we should eat.
NAmE//bɑmˈbɑrd//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bombard
he / she / it bombards
past simple bombarded
-ing form bombarding
bombardmentjump to other results
noun [uncountable, countable] The city came under heavy bombardment.