petrol bomb


Origin of petrol bomb

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby petrol bomb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use petrol bomb in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for petrol bomb

petrol bomb

  1. a home-made incendiary device, consisting of a bottle filled with petrol and stoppered with a wick, that is thrown by hand; Molotov cocktail

  1. (tr) to attack with petrol bombs

Derived forms of petrol bomb

  • petrol bomber, noun

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