Definition of hand grenade in English:

hand grenade

Syllabification: hand gre·nade


  • A hand-thrown grenade.
    More example sentences
    • There are machine-guns, a hand grenade and a bazooka.
    • His blasting powders and fuses were also instrumental in the revival of the hand grenade shortly after his death.
    • There is no cradling of the hand grenade in this household, because the hand grenade will look at you like What do you think I am, a baby?

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