Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Milit., a device for exploding gunpowder or a high explosive; a primer.
  • noun One who or that which explodes.
  • noun A hisser; one who rejects with contempt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who or that which explodes.
  • noun One who rejects an opinion or scheme with open contempt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone or something that explodes.
  • noun One who rejects an opinion or scheme with open contempt.
  • noun A device to trigger explosive detonators such as a plunger or crank operated electrical generator.

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