tinderbox

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tinderbox /ˈtɪndɚˌbɑːks/ noun
plural tinderboxes
tinderbox
/ˈtɪndɚˌbɑːks/
noun
plural tinderboxes
Learner's definition of TINDERBOX
[count]
: a box that holds material that can be used to start a fire easily : a container for tinder
: a structure that would burn very quickly if it caught on fire
: a place or situation that could suddenly become very violent
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