stink bomb
noun Date: 1915 a small bomb charged usually with chemicals that gives off a foul odor on bursting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — noun a small bomb designed to give off a foul odor when it explodes • Syn: ↑stench bomb • Hypernyms: ↑bomb * * * noun : a small bomb charged usually with chemicals that gives off a foul odor on bursting * * * a small bomb made to emit a foul… …   Useful english 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 — /ˈstɪŋk bɒm/ (say stingk bom) noun a small bomb which emits a foul smell when it explodes …   Australian English dictionary

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