Definition of suicide belt in English:

suicide belt


  • A belt fitted with explosives that are connected to a detonator, as worn by a suicide bomber.

    ‘he blew himself up with a suicide belt’
    • ‘One of the attackers tried to enter the stadium but was rebuffed by security who discovered the suicide belt he was wearing.’
    • ‘A small unit of militants, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and suicide belts, hit the prison just before sunrise.’
    • ‘Investigators say a suicide belt has been recovered.’
    • ‘She detonated a suicide belt during the seven-hour police assault on the building.’
    • ‘Six attackers died after detonating suicide belts and one was killed by police gunfire.’