- Present participle of dynamite.
- The act of blowing something up with dynamite.
Variant of dynamite
- a powerful explosive made by soaking nitroglycerin into some absorbent, such as ammonium nitrate and wood pulp
- Informal anything potentially dangerous
Origin of dynamitecoined (1866 or 1867) by Alfred Bernhard Nobel ; from Classical Greek dynamis: see dynamic
Slang outstanding; very exciting, effective, etc.