letter bomb

noun

Definition of letter bomb

:an explosive device concealed in an envelope and mailed to the intended victim

First Known Use of letter bomb

1882


LETTER BOMB Defined for English Language Learners

letter bomb

noun

Definition of letter bomb for English Language Learners

  • : a bomb that is mailed to someone in a letter or package and that explodes when the letter or package is opened


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