car bomb

  1. a bomb placed in a vehicle and wired to explode when the ignition is started, by remote control, or by a timing device.

  2. a vehicle containing explosives detonated by remote control or a timing device.

Origin of car bomb

First recorded in 1970–75

Words Nearby car bomb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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