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Synonyms for gun
gʌngun

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. gunnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  2. artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnancenoun

    large but transportable armament

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, munition, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, weapon, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, ordnance store, accelerator, artillery unit, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  3. gunman, gunnoun

    a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

    Synonyms:
    hitman, gunman, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, artillery, torpedo

  4. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooternoun

    a professional killer who uses a gun

    Synonyms:
    ordnance, gunman, crap-shooter, gunslinger, hired gun, heavy weapon, grease-gun, throttle, gas pedal, torpedo, accelerator pedal, taw, sub, shooter, hero, grinder, numbfish, crampfish, submarine sandwich, shot, gas, submarine, zep, artillery, gun for hire, hitman, hit man, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, accelerator, hero sandwich, hoagie, poor boy

  5. grease-gun, gunnoun

    a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  6. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunnoun

    a pedal that controls the throttle valve

    "he stepped on the gas"

    Synonyms:
    hitman, gunman, petrol, gasolene, gaseous state, gas, gas pedal, ordnance, natural gas, throttle, artillery, catalyst, heavy weapon, gun for hire, hired gun, flatulency, shooter, throttle valve, accelerator pedal, gasoline, particle accelerator, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, atom smasher, flatulence, gunslinger, torpedo

  7. gunverb

    the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies

    "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute"

    Synonyms:
    hitman, hit man, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gunman, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, artillery, torpedo

  8. gunverb

    shoot with a gun

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. gunnoun

    Synonyms:
    fire-arm, BLUNDERBUSS

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Gün":

    Gun Koper

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How to use gun in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Rubin:

    By the end, everybody had a label -- pig, liberal, radical, revolutionary ... If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.

  2. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. . .  This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron.

  3. Maureen OConnell:

    If he really believed, and it sounds like he did, that this guy was going to rush into a church with a gun an IED takes time, hes buying time and hes saving lives.

  4. Ari Fleischer:

    There's a higher principle about the role of the federal government that runs into conflict with the raw emotions that play out after a tragedy and it squeezes Republicans, they're squeezed because the higher principle is Republican federal candidates place a lot of value in the right of states to decide these matters without federal interference -- whether it's an emotional issue like the flag, or whether it's gun rights, gay marriage.

  5. Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.:

    All I have to say is I'm the wrong guy, my gun's been in the pawn shop for the last two months. I didn't even have access to a weapon.


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