firecracker

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noun fire·crack·er \-ˌkra-kər\

Definition of firecracker

  1. :  a usually paper cylinder containing an explosive and a fuse and set off to make a noise

1829

First Known Use of firecracker

1829


FIRECRACKER Defined for English Language Learners

firecracker

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noun fire·crack·er \-ˌkra-kər\

Definition of firecracker for English Language Learners

  • : a small paper cylinder that is filled with an explosive and that produces a loud noise when it explodes


FIRECRACKER Defined for Kids

firecracker

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noun fire·crack·er \ˈfīr-ˌkra-kər\

Definition of firecracker for Students

  1. :  a paper tube containing an explosive to be set off for amusement


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