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

 

dive-bomb

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dive-bomb
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he / she / it dive-bombs
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; NAmE
 
past simple dive-bombed
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past participle dive-bombed
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-ing form dive-bombing
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dive-bomb somebody/something (of an aircraft, a bird, etc.) to dive steeply through the air and attack somebody/something The unwary rock-climber is dive-bombed by birds protecting their young.
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