stink bomb

stink bomb
noun
a small bomb designed to give off a foul odor when it explodes
Syn: ↑stench bomb
Hypernyms: ↑bomb

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noun
: a small bomb charged usually with chemicals that gives off a foul odor on bursting

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a small bomb made to emit a foul smell on exploding. Also called stench bomb.
[1910-15]

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stink bomb noun
A usu small bomblike container which releases foul-smelling gases when exploded
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Main Entry:stink

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stink bomb UK US noun [countable] [singular stink bomb plural stink bombs]
an object that produces a very unpleasant smell, used as a joke
Thesaurus: toys and other things to play withhyponym to perform an action in a card gamehyponym

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stink bomb,
a can, jar, or other container filled with certain chemicals that gives off a disagreeable smell when exploded or burst.

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n. a small bomb that emits a strong and unpleasant smell when exploded

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noun, pl ⋯ bombs [count]
: a small device that produces a very bad smell when it is broken, burned, etc.

Someone set off a stink bomb at the school.

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ˈstink bomb [stink bomb] noun
a container that produces a very bad smell when it is broken. Stink bombs are used for playing tricks on people.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • stink bomb — stink′ bomb n. mil a small bomb made to emit a foul smell on exploding • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • stink bomb — n a small container that produces an extremely bad smell when it is broken …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stink bomb — stink ,bomb noun count an object that produces a very unpleasant smell, used as a joke …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stink bomb — n. a device made to burn or explode and give off an offensive smell …   English World dictionary

  • Stink bomb — For the fictional character, see Stinkbomb (Transformers). A prank stink bomb A stink bomb or stinkbomb is a device designed to create an unpleasant smell. They range in effectiveness from simple pranks to military grade or riot control chemical… …   Wikipedia

  • stink bomb — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms stink bomb : singular stink bomb plural stink bombs an object that produces a very unpleasant smell, used as a joke …   English dictionary

  • stink bomb — bomb which releases a very unpleasant odor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stink bomb — a small bomb made to emit a foul smell on exploding. Also called stench bomb. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • stink bomb — noun Date: 1915 a small bomb charged usually with chemicals that gives off a foul odor on bursting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stink bomb — /ˈstɪŋk bɒm/ (say stingk bom) noun a small bomb which emits a foul smell when it explodes …  

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