Definition of dive-bomber in US English:

dive-bomber

noun

  • See dive-bomb

    • ‘In terms of air power, the Germans had 850 bombers and dive-bombers and 400 fighters.’
    • ‘But the ship was sunk by Japanese dive-bombers in February 1942.’
    • ‘Her Sea Furies, armed with two 500-pound bombs, had become deadly accurate dive-bombers using a 45-degree dive technique.’
    • ‘When firing at an imaginary Stuka dive-bomber, my best arrow went onto the roof.’
    • ‘As far as I know, this was the only time in the history of the war that a dive-bomber attacked a rocket in the air.’

Pronunciation

dive-bomber

/ˈdīv ˌbämər/