Dynamite - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪnəmaɪt|  American pronunciation of the word dynamite
Brit.  |ˈdʌɪnəmʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word dynamite

noun

- an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp

verb

- blow up with dynamite

Examples

The death penalty is political dynamite.

They plan to dynamite the old building.

They put on a dynamite performance.

...a summer blockbuster that features some really dynamite special effects...

If the proposals became public they would be dynamite.

The band is dynamite.

The rock was dynamited

Two sticks of dynamite bound together by tape

Nobel left the world two inventions - dynamite and his eponymous peace price.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dynamite
he/she/it: dynamites
present participle: dynamiting
past tense: dynamited
past participle: dynamited
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