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Meaning & Definition of Gun in English

English

Gun

/gən/

noun

1. A weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

    synonym:
  • gun

2. Large but transportable armament

    synonym:
  • artillery
  • ,
  • heavy weapon
  • ,
  • gun
  • ,
  • ordnance

3. A person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

    synonym:
  • gunman
  • ,
  • gun

4. A professional killer who uses a gun

    synonym:
  • gunman
  • ,
  • gunslinger
  • ,
  • hired gun
  • ,
  • gun
  • ,
  • gun for hire
  • ,
  • triggerman
  • ,
  • hit man
  • ,
  • hitman
  • ,
  • torpedo
  • ,
  • shooter

5. A hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver

  • Forces grease into parts of a machine
    synonym:
  • grease-gun
  • ,
  • gun

6. A pedal that controls the throttle valve

  • "He stepped on the gas"
    synonym:
  • accelerator
  • ,
  • accelerator pedal
  • ,
  • gas pedal
  • ,
  • gas
  • ,
  • throttle
  • ,
  • gun

7. The discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies

  • "Two runners started before the gun"
  • "A twenty gun salute"
    synonym:
  • gun

verb

1. Shoot with a gun

    synonym:
  • gun

Examples of using

Do you have a gun?
I thought Tom was carrying a gun.
Drop the gun!