V-2

noun
\ ˈvē-ˈtü How to pronounce V-2 (audio) \

Definition of V-2

: a rocket-propelled bomb of German invention

First Known Use of V-2

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for V-2

German, abbreviation for Vergeltungswaffe 2, literally, reprisal weapon 2

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About V-2

Dictionary Entries Near V-2

V-1

V-2

V-6

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for V-2

Cite this Entry

“V-2.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V-2. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!