a portable weapon of metal tubing, for aiming and launching armor-piercing rockets
Origin of bazookaextension of bazoo: name applied by Bob Burns (1896-1956), United States comedian, to a comic musical horn made of two gas pipes and a whiskey funnel
A shoulder-held weapon consisting of a long metal smoothbore tube for firing armor-piercing rockets at short range.
Origin of bazookaAfter the bazooka, a crude wind instrument made of pipes, invented and named by Bob Burns (1890–1956), American comedian, probably from bazoo, kazoo, mouth, voice.
- (slang) Crack cocaine.