bottle rocket

noun

Definition of bottle rocket

  1. :  a firework typically consisting of a cylindrical case that is partly filled with combustible material and fastened to a guiding stick which may be placed in a bottle to control the direction of the rocket's launch

1939

First Known Use of bottle rocket

1939


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