Definition of stick-bomb in US English:

stick-bomb

noun

historical
  • An explosive device with a protruding stick to facilitate firing or throwing.

noun

rare
  • During the Second World War (1939–45): an anti-tank grenade covered with an adhesive substance to make it stick to its target. In later use: any bomb designed to stick to its target.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in C. F. Snowden Gamble (b. 1895). From stick + bomb<br>1940s; earliest use found in The Times of India. From stick + bomb.

Pronunciation

stick-bomb

/ˈstɪkbɒm/