Definition of bazooka noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//bəˈzuːkə//
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈzuːkə//
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a long gun, shaped like a tube, which is held on the shoulder and used to fire rockets at military vehicles See related entries: Weapons Word Origin 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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