Definition of flamethrower in English:


Syllabification: flame·throw·er
Pronunciation: /ˈflāmˌTHrōər


  • A weapon that sprays out burning fuel.
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    • There are rocket launchers, grenade launchers, flame-throwers, laserguns, cannons, bombs, shotguns, chainsaws, pistols, revolvers, and machine guns all at Stone's disposal.
    • He admires ‘the flexible use of artillery in support of storm troops capable of providing their own fire-power with light machines guns, flame-throwers, grenades and mortars’.
    • Several of the Guardians had range weapons like bazookas or flame-throwers.

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