stun grenade

noun
plural stun grenades

Definition of stun grenade

: an explosive device that produces a blinding flash of light and a sudden, loud noise : flash-bang After initially holding back, the police fired stun grenades, tear gas and hard sponge bullets and sent in officers on horseback, prompting demonstrators to accuse them of the kind of police brutality that they had turned out to protest in the first place.— Isabel Kershner

First Known Use of stun grenade

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Stun grenade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stun%20grenade. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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