suicide bomber


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suicide bomber

n
(Military) a terrorist who carries out a bomb attack, knowing that he or she will be killed in the explosion. Also called: homicide bomber
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suicide bomber - a terrorist who blows himself up in order to kill or injure other people
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
kamikaze - a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash
terrorist - a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities
Translations
sebevražedný atentátník
selvmordsbombe
itsemurhapommittaja
bombaš samoubojica
öngyilkos merénylő
自爆者
자살 폭탄 테러범
självmordsbombare
ผู้วางระเบิดโดยการฆ่าตัวเอง
người đánh bom liều chết

suicide bomber

اِنْتِحارِيّ sebevražedný atentátník selvmordsbombe Selbstmordattentäter βομβιστής-καμικάζι terrorista suicida itsemurhapommittaja kamikaze bombaš samoubojica attentatore suicida 自爆者 자살 폭탄 테러범 zelfmoordcommando selvmordsbomber zamachowiec homem bomba террорист-смертник självmordsbombare ผู้วางระเบิดโดยการฆ่าตัวเอง intihar bombacısı người đánh bom liều chết 自杀式袭击者
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