TNT (plural TNTs)

  1. Initialism of trinitrotoluene an explosive substance used in blasting
  2. (informal) dynamite
  3. (Philippines, informal) An illegal immigrant.
    • 2009, Joaquin Jay Gonzalez, Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement, NYU Press (ISBN 9780814732977), page 24:
      These illegal immigrants are popularly known as “TNTs,” or tago ng tago (literally, “hide and hide”). Some married American citizens to legalize their stay, while others paid for “green card” marriages.
Proper noun
  1. Initialism of TNT (TV channel), a U.S. television channel

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