[ meg-uh-tuhn ]
/ ˈmɛg əˌtʌn /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
OTHER WORDS FROM megatonmeg·a·ton·ic [meg-uh-ton-ik], /ˌmɛg əˈtɒn ɪk/, adjectivemul·ti·meg·a·ton, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for megaton
Larch put off another entertainment of small stuff, with a fifty megaton thermonuclear, viewscreen-piloted, among them.Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for megaton
/ (ˈmɛɡəˌtʌn) /
one million tons
an explosive power, esp of a nuclear weapon, equal to the power of one million tons of TNTAbbreviation: mt
Derived forms of megatonmegatonic (ˌmɛɡəˈtɒnɪk), adjective
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