Definition of "rocket-propelled" []

  • Launched by means of a rocket (adjective)
  • Propelled by (or as if propelled by) a rocket engine (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "rocket-propelled" in a sentence
  • "In a statement, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that during the past few days, forces loyal to Mr. Gbagbo have intensified and escalated their use of heavy weapons such as mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns against the civilian population in Abidjan."
  • "Rebel leaders have consistently voiced frustration with the limited weapons in their arsenal, which is largely consists of small arms, such as machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and short-range rockets."
  • "Our headquarters has been attacked almost continuously during the last three days by small arms and by heavy weapons also mortars, rocket-propelled grenades."