bazooka

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From an extension of the word bazoo (mouth, boastful talk), which ultimately probably stems from Dutch bazuin (trumpet).

Noun[edit]

bazooka (plural bazookas)

  1. a primitive trombone having wide tubes.
  2. an American shoulder-held rocket launcher used as an antitank weapon, developed during World War II and so-called from its resemblance to the bazooka musical instrument.
  3. by extension, any shoulder-fired rocket grenade launcher
  4. (slang, sexuality) a female breast.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of Spanish basuco, derived from base.

Noun[edit]

bazooka (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Crack cocaine.