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letter bomb

n.
An explosive mailed in an envelope rigged to cause detonation upon being opened.
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letter bomb

n
a thin explosive device inside an envelope, detonated when the envelope is opened
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let′ter bomb`


n.
an envelope containing an explosive device designed to detonate when the envelope is opened.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.letter bomb - a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when openedletter bomb - a thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
Verb1.letter bomb - send an explosive toletter bomb - send an explosive to; "The Unabomber letter bombed a number of individuals and institutions"
bomb, bombard - throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
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Translations

letter bomb

[ˈlɛtəˌbɒm] nlettera esplosiva
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Larry Holmes' jab was once beautifully described as like having a "letterbomb go off in your face".
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