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fire·crack·er

 (fīr′krăk′ər)
n.
1. A small explosive charge and a fuse in a heavy paper casing, exploded to make noise, as at celebrations.
2. Slang A spirited, quick-tempered, or rambunctious person.

firecracker

(ˈfaɪəˌkrækə)
n
a small cardboard container filled with explosive powder and lit by a fuse
adj
impressively energetic: a firecracker start to the race.

fire•crack•er

(ˈfaɪərˌkræk ər)

n.
a paper or cardboard cylinder filled with an explosive and having a fuse and discharged to make a noise, as during a celebration.
[1820–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firecracker - firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casingfirecracker - firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
cannon cracker - a large firecracker
cherry bomb - a red ball-shaped firecracker with high explosive power
firework, pyrotechnic - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
whizbang, whizzbang - a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
Translations
petarda

firecracker

[ˈfaɪəˌkrækəʳ] Npetardo m

firecracker

[ˈfaɪərkrækər] npétard mfire crew néquipe f de pompiersfire damage ndégâts mpl dûs au feufire department n (US)régiment m de sapeurs-pompiersfire door nporte f coupe-feufire drill nexercice m d'évacuationfire-eater [ˈfaɪəriːtər] n (= entertainer) → cracheur m de feufire engine nvoiture f de pompiersfire escape nescalier m de secoursfire exit nsortie f de secoursfire extinguisher nextincteur mfire fighter n (male or female)pompier m

firecracker

[ˈfaɪəˌkrækəʳ] npetardo
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