Definition of “dynamite” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “dynamite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dynamitenoun [ U ]

us /ˈdɑɪ·nəˌmɑɪt/

a type of explosive:

a stick of dynamite

A subject can be called dynamite if it could have a sudden and important influence on the way many people think or feel:

The Social Security issue is political dynamite.

dynamiteverb [ T ]

us /ˈdɑɪ·nəˌmɑɪt/

to use dynamite to destroy or break apart something in an explosion:

A work crew dynamited the concrete pillars.

(Definition of “dynamite” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)