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Definition of yarn bomb verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yarn bomb

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn bɒm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn bɑːm//
 
(also yarn storm
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn stɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn stɔːrm//
 
)
yarn bomb somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they yarn bomb
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn bɒm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn bɑːm//
 
he / she / it yarn bombs
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn bɒmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn bɑːmz//
 
past simple yarn bombed
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn bɒmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn bɑːmd//
 
past participle yarn bombed
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn bɒmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn bɑːmd//
 
-ing form yarn bombing
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn bɒmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn bɑːmɪŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they yarn storm
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn stɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn stɔːrm//
 
he / she / it yarn storms
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn stɔːmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn stɔːrmz//
 
past simple yarn stormed
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn stɔːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn stɔːrmd//
 
past participle yarn stormed
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn stɔːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn stɔːrmd//
 
-ing form yarn storming
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːn stɔːmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrn stɔːrmɪŋ//
 
 
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to decorate items in the streets with colourful pieces of knitting or other items made using wool, cotton, etc., often doing it secretly