Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: bazooka type of simple musical instrument (1900-2000), from bazoo similar instrument (19-20 centuries), probably from its sound

bazooka

noun
     
Related topics: Weapons
ba‧zoo‧ka [countable]
PMW a long light gun that rests on your shoulder and is used for shooting at tanks

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary