Definition of go down a bomb in English:

go down a bomb

phrase

British
informal
  • Be very well received.

    ‘those gigs we did went down a bomb’
    • ‘‘Your research fails to mention that there was a popular Perry Como version of the song in 1957 which went down a bomb in the Glasgow music halls,’ he says.’
    • ‘That went down a bomb with the soldiers who searched my luggage and cross-examined me several times at the airport.’
    • ‘Made with black pudding supplied by Kendal butchers Watson & Woollard, the bread went down a bomb.’
    • ‘This hilarious play, derived from the work of Brendan Kennelly, has delighted audiences all over the county and should go down a bomb in Finuge.’
    • ‘This is the sort of blend of real history mixed with a dash of naughtiness which seems to go down a bomb with the visitors.’
    • ‘It'd go down a bomb on the international tourist circuit.’
    • ‘A few dropped out of the full monty photo and are possibly regretting the decision since the calendar is going down a bomb in local pubs.’
    • ‘Whatever its contradictions, the play clearly went down a bomb with the young people in the audience, which is what really matters.’
    • ‘They'd go down a bomb in Wimbledon, the bakers and their strawberry and cream tarts.’
    • ‘Rooney and his fresh and original act, which included a clever rap parody on popular nursery rhymes, went down a bomb.’