drop a bomb

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drop a bomb

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see drop,‎ bomb.
  2. (idiomatic) Alternative form of drop a bombshell
    • 2004, Mahdi Obeidi, Kurt Pitzer, Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear Mastermind, page 93,
      Three hours after Hussein Kamel left, he called my office and dropped a bomb on me.
      “President Saddam has asked to see you in person,” he said.
  3. (Britain, euphemistic, slang) To release noxious gas from the bowels: to fart.
    • 2004, Bart King, Chris Sabatino, The Big Book of Boy Stuff, page 129,
      Let's say you're at school and you accidentally drop a bomb in class. Try coughing or dropping a book to cover up the sound.
  4. (US, euphemistic, slang) To release feces into a toilet; to defecate.
    • 1989, Brian King, The Conceptual Structure of Emotional Experience in Chinese, Lulu.com, page 66,
      To drop a bomb in the public toilet.
    • 2004, Michael Ryan, The Dirtiest Toilet Humor Book Ever, iUniverse, page 7,
      I had to drop a bomb! What the hell was I going to do? So I pulled down my bathing suit, lying on my back, with my ass in the water, and shat.
    • 1998, ʻĀrīyā Chumsāi, ʻĀrīyā Sirisōphā, Mūat Po̜p =: Boot Camp - English title: Basic training (Military education), Fiučhœ̄ Phaplitching, page 79,
      ...prepare your backpack and MAYBE spare a minute to drop a bomb in the toilet?