Share this entry

Share this page

petrol bomb

Line breaks: pet¦rol bomb

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of petrol bomb in English:

noun

British
A crude bomb consisting of a bottle containing petrol and an improvised cloth wick that is ignited just before the bottle is thrown at the target.

Definition of petrol bomb in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈSHpräkɡəˌf(y)o͞ol
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…