weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
cut with a tomahawk
kill with a tomahawk
An ax/axe used by American Indian (First Nations) warriors.
: A dunk in which the person dunking the ball does so with his arm behind his head
A geometric construction consisting of a semicircle and two line segments that serves as a tool for trisecting an angle; so called from its resemblance to the American Indian axe.
A field hockey shot style that involves a player turning their hockey stick upside-down and swinging it so that its inside edge will come into contact with the ball.
to strike with a tomahawk
The BGM-109 Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM), a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile with stubby wings, which can be launched from a ship or submarine.
Origin: From an Algonquian (most likely a word); cognate to Malecite-Passamaquoddy tomhikon ("ax"), Abenaki (alni-)demahigan ("ax").
a kind of war hatchet used by the American Indians. It was originally made of stone, but afterwards of iron
to cut, strike, or kill, with a tomahawk
Tomahawk is an experimental alternative metal/alternative rock supergroup from the United States. They formed in 2000 when Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle and Faith No More singer/keyboardist Mike Patton and ex-The Jesus Lizard guitar player Duane Denison started swapping tapes with the intention of collaborating. Denison then recruited ex-Helmet drummer John Stanier, while Mike Patton recruited Melvins/Cows bass player Kevin Rutmanis into the group.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tom′a-hawk, n. a light war-hatchet of the North American Indians, either wielded or thrown.—v.t. to cut or kill with a tomahawk. [The Indian name.]
The numerical value of tomahawk in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of tomahawk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The smallest ship in the U.S. Navy to carry a Tomahawk missile would be destroyer size – that’s about 10 times the size [of the Russian ships].
Everyone is focused on the Tomahawk strike, the dust-up with North Korea, those were tactical responses. Eventually the President Donald Trump administration is going to have to have an actual strategy and there's going to have to be a diplomatic component if we're going to have any real success.
Images & Illustrations of tomahawk
Translations for tomahawk
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for tomahawk »
Find a translation for the tomahawk definition in other languages:
Select another language: