Examples from the Web for firecracker
The convergence of these signs lit Morris up like a firecracker.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
How the hell did some damned kid throw a firecracker through the screen?
I just heard a sound, and I thought it might be a firecracker.
And of course the fox was in a hurry, for he wanted to get out of the way before that firecracker went off and blew the house up.Buddy And Brighteyes Pigg|Howard R. Garis
There was a tradition that somebody had once held a firecracker in his hand too long and had been badly hurt by it.Walter Pieterse|Multatuli
Or was it to be about a firecracker, seeing that it soon may be the Fourth of July?Uncle Wiggily's Travels|Howard R. Garis
But the second shot was too much like the first and it was too loud—both shots were too loud to be a firecracker.