Definition of bombshell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɒmʃel//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːmʃel//
    [usually singular] (informal) Hair colour, Female attractiveness
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  1. 1an event or a piece of news which is unexpected and usually unpleasant The news of his death came as a bombshell. She dropped a bombshell at the meeting and announced that she was leaving.
  2. 2a blond(e) bombshell a very attractive woman with blonde hair See related entries: Hair colour, Female attractiveness
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bombshell