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Noun: bombshell  'bóm,shel
  1. An entertainer who has a sensational effect
    "she was a blonde bombshell"
  2. A shocking surprise
    "news of the attack came like a bombshell";
    - thunderbolt, thunderclap
  3. An explosive bomb or artillery shell

Derived forms: bombshells

Type of: bomb, entertainer, surprise

Encyclopedia: Bombshell