shrapnel - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

  1. 1
    small pieces of metal that fly out of a bomb or bullet when it explodes
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    any loose change you have in your pocket or bag

    £2.87 - hang on a minute, I'll just get rid of some of this shrapnel.

    Submitted by Linda from United Kingdom on 14/09/2010