English version

hand grenade

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
hand grenadeˈhand greˌnade noun [countable]  PMWa small bomb that you throw
Examples from the Corpus
hand grenadeTwo days earlier, Myeni had escaped unhurt after a hand grenade was thrown into his house in Soweto.A: I meant just-I meant only that the only means I could evacuate the people would be a hand grenade.Janko Janjic, 43, detonated a hand grenade that killed him and injured the soldiers.Alcohol is more like a pharmacological hand grenade.
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