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Syllabification: blast·er
Pronunciation: /ˈblastər

Definition of blaster in English:


1A person or thing that blasts: Jake was an explosives specialist, a blaster
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  • The council could also hire a special high-pressure blaster to clean the streets but the cost would be even greater.
1.1(In science fiction) a weapon that emits a destructive blast.
Example sentences
  • Then I remembered my secret weapon the blow blaster.
  • She attached her blaster to her weapons belt and flipped the utility sling over her chest.
  • He had now acquired a blaster too, both weapons filling his paws.
1.2A computer game in which the objective is to shoot as many enemies as possible: the game is a blaster requiring a gun-happy trigger finger
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  • I played the first game, but I didn't catch on to the whole 3D blaster until the software company released the second game in the series.
  • Will a player need to think strategically when using their weapons throughout the race, or is it a blaster with plenty of ammo pickups around?
1.3 short for ghetto blaster.

Words that rhyme with blaster

caster, castor, faster, grandmaster, headmaster, master, pastor, plaster

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