What is another word for torpedo?

Synonyms for torpedo
tɔrˈpi doʊtor·pe·do

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Wiktionary

  1. torpedonoun

    Synonyms:
    detonator

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooternoun

    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, zepnoun

    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. torpedonoun

    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. torpedonoun

    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. torpedonoun

    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. torpedonoun

    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, torpedoverb

    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. torpedoverb

    attack or hit with torpedoes

Editors Contribution

  1. fish in the water

    once a torpedo leaves a submarine the self propelled explosive device is launched and the announcement of the exiting munition is to call it out: fish in the water.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 27, 2021  
  2. bombarded

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. torpedonoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "torpedo":

    torpedoes, tornado, fire, scuttle, derail

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How to use torpedo in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. German Vettel:

    You came like a torpedo, i was racing.

  3. Robert Kraft:

    What we see here is torpedo damage.

  4. Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer:

    There are forces within Iran for which the policies of the country's president and foreign minister are a thorn in the eye, they may be trying, one way or another, to undermine or torpedo the nuclear deal and the normalization of relations between us and Iran. We are watching this closely.

  5. Dana Bash:

    When I questioned and ultimately helped torpedo his nomination of the supremely unqualified Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, the Bush White House made it clear they wouldn’t ever deal with me again, you can never go against the Family.


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