pronuke

[proh-nook, -nyook]Informal.

adjective

noun

Also pro·nuk·er. a person who advocates the building or use of nuclear power plants or nuclear weapons.

Nearby words

  1. pronounced,
  2. pronouncement,
  3. pronto,
  4. pronuclear,
  5. pronucleus,
  6. pronunciamento,
  7. pronunciation,
  8. pronunciation spelling,
  9. pronunciatory,
  10. prony brake

Origin of pronuke

First recorded in 1975–80; pro-1 + nuke

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