letter-bomb
letter bomb let"ter bomb`, letter-bomb let"ter-bomb` . A bomb disguised as a letter and sent through the mail, usually rigged to explode and kill or harm the recipient when opened. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • letter bomb — let ter bomb , letter bomb let ter bomb . A bomb disguised as a letter and sent through the mail, usually rigged to explode and kill or harm the recipient when opened. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • letter-bomb — v. t. to send a letter bomb to. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • letter bomb — letter bombs N COUNT A letter bomb is a small bomb which is disguised as a letter or parcel and sent to someone through the post. It is designed to explode when it is opened …   English dictionary

  • letter bomb — letter ,bomb noun count a small bomb hidden inside a letter …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • letter bomb — letter .bomb n a small bomb hidden in a package and sent to someone in order to kill or harm them …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • letter bomb — ► NOUN ▪ an explosive device hidden in a small package and detonated when the package is opened …   English terms dictionary

  • letter bomb — n. a small explosive device, as one used by terrorists, designed to be mailed in an envelope …   English World dictionary

  • Letter bomb — For the song by Green Day, see Letterbomb (song). For sending large volumes of email, see Email bomb. A mail bomb on display at the National Postal Museum …   Wikipedia

  • letter bomb — I noun a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened • Syn: ↑parcel bomb, ↑package bomb • Hypernyms: ↑bomb II verb send an explosive to The Unabomber l …   Useful english dictionary

  • letter bomb — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms letter bomb : singular letter bomb plural letter bombs a small bomb hidden inside a letter …   English dictionary

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