- a small bomb made to emit a foul smell on exploding.
Origin of stink bomb
First recorded in 1910–15
Also called stench bomb.
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With unerring accuracy the "stink-bomb" vanished into the dark recess.A Lively Bit of the Front
Percy F. Westerman
- a small glass globe, used by practical jokers: it releases a liquid with an offensive smell when broken
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