- a weapon, either mounted or portable, that sprays ignited incendiary fuel for some distance.
- Agriculture. flame cultivator.
Origin of flamethrower
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Related Words for flamethrowerpistol, bomb, sword, gun, missile, cannon, rifle, machete, ammunition, firearm, knife, shotgun, revolver, catapult, dagger, spear, bayonet, ax, bludgeon, spike
Examples from the Web for flamethrower
Contemporary Examples of flamethrower
For those of you unfamiliar, this is the magical equivalent of a flamethrower that also launches grenades filled with acid.The Baddest Villain of Them All
July 13, 2011
Historical Examples of flamethrower
Instead of water, the hoses could spit fire like a flamethrower.A Thought For Tomorrow
Robert E. Gilbert