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See definition of howitzer on Dictionary.com
  • as incannon
  • as ingun
  • as inweapon

synonyms for howitzer

  • mortar
  • ordnance
  • Big Bertha
  • Long Tom
  • heavy artillery
  • cannon
  • handgun
  • hardware
  • mortar
  • piece
  • pistol
  • revolver
  • rifle
  • shotgun
  • blaster
  • difference
  • equalizer
  • flintlock
  • forty-five
  • magnum
  • musket
  • ordnance
  • persuader
  • rod
  • Uzi
  • peashooter
  • Saturday-night special
  • thirty-eight
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How to use howitzer in a sentence

Main battle tanks and motorized howitzers, fifth generation fighter jets, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, offensive cyberattack programs, and anti-aircraft missile batteries were of limited use in Afghanistan.
I WAS DEEPLY INVOLVED IN WAR IN AFGHANISTAN FOR MORE THAN A DECADE. HERE'S WHAT WE MUST LEARNJAMES STAVRIDISAUGUST 16, 2021TIME
The Turkish trenches are deep and narrow, and only effective weapon for dealing with them is the howitzer.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The bag was then rammed down upon the powder, and the howitzer pointed.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
"A few discharges from the howitzer might stir them up," suggested Wade.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
"It would not be a bad plan to get up our howitzer, and rig a carriage for it," said Wade.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
An entire company of infantry in wagons, with a mountain howitzer and several rounds of grapeshot, was hastened to their relief.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
They had commenced to carry out the flour when the lieutenant with ten soldiers turned the howitzer upon them.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
The Rebels advanced with loud shouts, and planted a 12-pound Howitzer on the ridge.
A HISTORY OF THE NINTH REGIMENT, ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRYMARION MORRISON
When I turned on the kitchen light the mouse was holding a howitzer nine inches away from my head.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
The last weapon subjected to trial was a mountain howitzer of a new pattern.
THE ORPHEUS C. KERR PAPERS. SERIES 1ROBERT H. NEWELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HOWITZER

  • Big Bertha
  • Long Tom
  • heavy artillery
  • howitzer
  • mortar
  • ordnance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.