firecrackernoun [ C ]uk /ˈfaɪəˌkræk.ər/ us /ˈfaɪrˌkræk.ɚ/
Examples from literature
- Could they or could they not let off their firecrackers?
- Out of doors the air is filled with the smoke and roar of exploding firecrackers.
- Suddenly the telegraph over in the corner snapped like a bunch of firecrackers.
- The burns you get from firecrackers are much more dangerous than other burns.
- Uneasy urchins in the distant village were already popping the first firecrackers of the celebration.