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Synonyms for torpedo
tɔrˈpi doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter(noun)

    a professional killer who uses a gun

    Synonyms:
    ordnance, gunman, crap-shooter, gunslinger, hired gun, heavy weapon, grease-gun, throttle, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, taw, sub, gun, shooter, hero, grinder, numbfish, crampfish, submarine sandwich, shot, gas, submarine, zep, artillery, gun for hire, hitman, hit man, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, accelerator, hero sandwich, hoagie, poor boy

  2. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    Synonyms:
    gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, wedge heel, sub, gun, numbfish, hero, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, grinder, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy

  3. torpedo(noun)

    an explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gun, hero sandwich, poor boy, gun for hire, submarine sandwich, hoagie, hero, electric ray, crampfish, shooter, submarine, numbfish, grinder, gunman, hired gun, zep, bomber, triggerman, hoagy, wedge, gunslinger, sub

  4. torpedo(noun)

    a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gun, hero sandwich, poor boy, gun for hire, submarine sandwich, hoagie, hero, electric ray, crampfish, shooter, submarine, numbfish, grinder, gunman, hired gun, zep, bomber, triggerman, hoagy, wedge, gunslinger, sub

  5. torpedo(noun)

    a small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gun, hero sandwich, poor boy, gun for hire, submarine sandwich, hoagie, hero, electric ray, crampfish, shooter, submarine, numbfish, grinder, gunman, hired gun, zep, bomber, triggerman, hoagy, wedge, gunslinger, sub

  6. torpedo(noun)

    armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gun, hero sandwich, poor boy, gun for hire, submarine sandwich, hoagie, hero, electric ray, crampfish, shooter, submarine, numbfish, grinder, gunman, hired gun, zep, bomber, triggerman, hoagy, wedge, gunslinger, sub

  7. electric ray, crampfish, numbfish, torpedo(verb)

    any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gun, hero sandwich, poor boy, gun for hire, gunslinger, submarine sandwich, hoagie, hero, electric ray, crampfish, shooter, submarine, numbfish, grinder, gunman, hired gun, zep, bomber, triggerman, hoagy, wedge, sub

  8. torpedo(verb)

    attack or hit with torpedoes

Wiktionary

  1. torpedo(noun)

    Synonyms:
    detonator

Editors Contribution

  1. bombarded

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. torpedo(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cramp-fish, electric ray (torpedo vulgaris)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    torpedoes, tornado, fire, scuttle, derail

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How to use torpedo in a sentence?

  1. Eric Terrill:

    We put that on an underwater robot that is like a torpedo and it continuously goes back and forth over the area, we essentially mow the lawn with this device.

  2. Bob Hilliard:

    This is what makes the car go. This is what turns it into a torpedo, a missile, a deadly weapon.

  3. William Couch:

    The latest version of the Mk 48 ADCAP (advanced capability) is the mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System. The Mk 48 ADCAP mod 7 CBASS torpedo is the result of a Joint Development Program with the Royal Australian Navy and achieved initial operational capability in 2006.

  4. United States:

    We've been here before, we suspect since he negotiated this deal himself, Donald Trump will be much more reluctant to torpedo it when his own personal reputation is on the line.

  5. Hossein Dehghan:

    What makes Valfajr torpedo stand apart from other similar products in the world is the short preparation time in the supporting and firing units; a characteristic which leads to a remarkable increase in tactical capability and a quick response from surface and subsurface combat units.


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