Meaning of BAZOOKA in English


bəˈzükə noun

( -s )

Etymology: from bazooka, a crude musical instrument made of pipes and a funnel and used by Bob Burns died 1956 American comedian, probably from bazoo

1. : a light portable usually crew-served shoulder weapon consisting of an open-breech smooth-bore firing tube and used especially to launch armor-piercing rockets

2. : a rocket launcher placed on the underside of the wing of a warplane

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