Meaning of explosive
Pronunciation: (ik-splō'siv), [key]
- tending or serving to explode: an explosive temper; Nitroglycerin is an explosive substance.
- pertaining to or of the nature of an explosion: explosive violence.
- likely to lead to violence or hostility: an explosive issue.
- an explosive agent or substance, as dynamite.
- explosive (Thesaurus)