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thumper n. a grenade launcher; (hence) a gun known more for its power or noise than for its precision; any gun. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • “thumper” was standard military slang for the Vietnam-era M-79 40mm grenade launcher, or for variants used in armed helicopters.

    A less common name for it was “blooper”.


  • I need to find out what a “five” is. And this person was african american talking to a friend about something he had in the trunk of his car. He also mentioned it was “clean”.And also about respect. I thought maybe it was a gun, but did not see one. (I was peeking out my blinds after being woken up at Midnight)Can anyone enlighten me please?

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