dynamite

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Noun[change]

Singular
dynamite

Plural
none

A drawing of sticks of dynamite
  1. (uncountable) A type of explosive; dynamite is nitroglycerin mixed in special clay (dirt).
    They used dynamite to blast the rock from the mountain.
    Dynamite was invented by Alfred Nobel.
  2. (by extension) If something is dynamite is it is very exciting or dangerous.


Verb[change]

Plain form
dynamite

Third-person singular
dynamites

Past tense
dynamited

Past participle
dynamited

Present participle
dynamiting

  1. To blow up something using dynamite.
    That building was dynamited last week and as soon as the rubble is cleared they are going to begin rebuilding.