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Definition of "panzer" [panzer]

  • A German armored vehicle, such as a tank, especially of the type used during World War II. (noun)
  • Of or equipped with armored vehicles: a panzer division. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to an armored division. (adjective)

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 "panzer" in a sentence
  • "It was to be several more weeks before the rest of the 6th "Foot Division" — with a touch of bitter gallows humor, the men had so dubbed their panzer division on account of its total lack of tanks — received travel orders to move west."
  • "But she misspelled "panzer" and did not make it past the second round."
  • "Three German panzer divisions have just crossed the Austrian border into Hungary and will soon be in Budapest along with 240 Gestapo agents, Ujszaszi told the Americans."