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Definition of "bazooka" [bazooka]

  • A shoulder-held weapon consisting of a long metal smoothbore tube for firing armor-piercing rockets at short range. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bazooka" in a sentence
  • "What's foiling Mr. Paulson's "bazooka" - in-his-pocket plan for bailing out the two without taxpayer money is the failure of private investors to put up the necessary recapitalization so the government won't have to."
  • "It has an optional flamboyantly gay guy with a 'bazooka'-like lance in it."
  • "The business end of Hanky Panky Paulson’s bazooka is glowing red hot as it continues to fire round after round of high explosive moral hazard contains an up to 85 billion dollar, two-year bridge loan from the Fed to the world’s largest insurer, AIG, to be guaranteed by the US taxpayer via the US Treasury."