bomb site or bombsite

bomb site or bombsite
`bomb ,site or bomb|site [ `bam,saıt ] noun count
1. ) an area where bombs have destroyed buildings, roads, etc.
2. ) INFORMAL a very messy place or room:
His bedroom was a bomb site.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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