Meaning of BAZOOKA in English


/ bəˈzuːkə; NAmE / noun

a long gun, shaped like a tube, which is held on the shoulder and used to fire rockets at military vehicles



1930s (in the sense of a kazoo instrument, shaped like a trumpet): apparently from US slang bazoo in the original sense kazoo .

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