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box-office bomb (plural box-office bombs)
- (idiomatic) A motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.
- My favorite movie was a giant box-office bomb.
(Translated as unsuccessful motion picture, box-office failure, or motion picture failure)
a motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office