meaning of bazooka

bazooka meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"metal tube rocket launcher," 1942, from name of a junkyard drum utilized (c.1935) as a prop by U.S. comedian Bob Burns (1896-1956); expansion of bazoo, slang for "mouth" or "boastful talk" (1877), probably from Dutch bazuin "trumpet."

bazooka meaning in General Dictionary

a portable rocket launcher used by infantrymen as an antitank gun

bazooka - German to English