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noun

a small bomb made to emit a foul smell on exploding.

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Also called stench bomb.

Origin of stink bomb

First recorded in 1910–15
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stink bomb

noun

a small glass globe, used by practical jokers: it releases a liquid with an offensive smell when broken
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