Bomb Out Meaning
(transitive, slang) To destroy completely or kill with explosives.
Example: 1966 Aug. 30, "Survivors Gird for New Season," Los Angeles Times, part IV p. 1 (retrieved 17 July 2011):
The excitement along TV row this time of year generally is confined to the new season's showsâ€”how many will hit or how many will bomb out?
1979 Aug. 2, "Jane Fonda bombs out in the political arena," Deseret News, p, 3A (USA) (retrieved 17 July 2011):
Jane Fonda may be a hit at the box office, but she is bombing out politically.
2009 Dec. 2, Mninawa Ntloko, "Parreira's Loyalty is to Brazil," allAfrica.com (retrieved 17 July 2011):
Brazil started as favourites and as luck would have it, they bombed out in the quarterfinals.