Molotov cocktail

noun Mo·lo·tov cocktail \ ˈmä-lə-ˌtȯf- , ˈmȯ- , ˈmō- , -ˌtȯv- \

Definition of Molotov cocktail

: a crude bomb made of a bottle filled with a flammable liquid (such as gasoline) and usually fitted with a wick (such as a saturated rag) that is ignited just before the bottle is hurled

Origin and Etymology of molotov cocktail

Vyacheslav M. Molotov


MOLOTOV COCKTAIL Defined for English Language Learners

Molotov cocktail

noun

Definition of Molotov cocktail for English Language Learners

  • : a simple bomb made from a bottle filled with gasoline and stuffed with a piece of cloth that is lit just before the bottle is thrown


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