Gun Phrases

Any group of words, usually less than a sentence
a phrase cannot consist of only one word (normally)

Here are 223 Gun Phases

  • Aim high
  • Aim low
  • All guns blazing
  • Ammo dump
  • Armed and dangerous
  • At the end of a gun
  • At gunpoint
  • “X” is a real pistol
  • Big Bore
  • Big shot
  • Big gun
  • Bang for your buck 
  • Baptism of fire
  • Be shot down
  • Beat the gun
  • Being a target 
  • Bite the bullet 
  • Blaze away
  • Blow your brains out
  • Blown away
  • Boom stick
  • Both barrels
  • Both guns Firing
  • Bring a Knife to a Gunfight
  • Bring in the heavy artillery
  • Bullet catcher
  • Bullet Proof
  • Bull’s Eye
  • Call shotgun
  • Call the shots
  • Cannon fodder
  • Cease fire
  • Choose your weapon
  • Cocked, locked, and ready to rock
  • Crack shot
  • Dead Eye
  • Double-barreled
  • Dodged a bullet
  • Don’t shoot the messenger
  • Draw someone’s fire
  • Drive by
  • Drop the hammer
  • Dual wielding
  • (a) Dud
  • Eat a Gun
  • Empty Chamber
  • ​Fan the hammer
  • Fastest Gun 
  • Fight Fire with Fire
  • Fire in the hole
  • Fire away
  • Firing squad
  • Fizzled attempt
  • Flash in the pan
  • Friendly fire
  • Full nine yards
  • Get the lead out
  • Give it the gun
  • Give it your best shot
  • Gave it to him with both barrels
  • Go ballistic
  • Go down with both guns firing
  • Go great guns
  • Go in for the kill
  • Go Off Half-Cocked
  • Go postal
  • Go to guns
  • Go (off /out) with a bang
  • Gun down
  • Gun it
  • Gun runner
  • Gun shy
  • Gunboat diplomacy
  • Gunned down
  • Guns a blazing
  • Hair trigger
  • X .. he has a real shot to be ..
  • Hail of lead (bullets,etc)
  • Hang fire
  • Have a shot at
  • Hired gun
  • Hit the Mark
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • Hold your fire
  • Holster your  (x)
  • Hot as a pistol
  • Hot Lead
  • Hotter than a $2 pistol
  • Hot shot
  • In front of a firing squad
  • In my sights
  • In the Crosshairs
  • In the line of fire
  • Into the Breach
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • ​itchy trigger finger
  • Jump the gun
  • Just shoot me
  • Keep your powder dry
  • Knock down power
  • Like a shot
  • Loaded
  • Loaded for bear
  • Lock and load
  • Lock stock and barrel
  • Locked and loaded
  • Long shot
  • Loose cannon
  • Magic bullet
  • Mexican standoff
  • Miss the mark
  • Misfire
  • More bang for your buck
  • Fired in anger
  • Offhand (comment / remark)
  • Off like a shot
  • On Target
  • On the trigger
  • On the mark
  • One in the pipe
  • Open fire
  • Out of ammo
  • Overshot
  • Pack heat
  • Packing heat
  • Packing lead
  • Parting shot
  • Pea shooter
  • Perfect shot
  • Pistol packing
  • Point blank (range)
  • Pot Shot
  • Powder Keg
  • Pull the trigger
  • Put a gun to your head
  • Quick on the draw
  • Quick on the trigger
  • Rail Driver
  • Ramrod it through
  • Ramrod straight
  • Rapid fire
  • Ride shotgun
  • Rifle through
  • Rubber bullet
  • Run toward the sound of gunfire
  • Russian roulette
  • Saturday night special
  • Scattershot approach
  • Setting your sights on..
  • Sharp shooter
  • Short fuse
  • Shotgun wedding
  • Small bore
  • Storm of Bullets (Lead, etc)
  • yelling “Shoot” in place of “Sh*t”
  • Shoot blanks
  • Shoot down in flames
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Shoot from the hip
  • Shooting for gold
  • Shoot it out
  • Shoot me that (email)
  • Shoot me now
  • Shot off his horse
  • Shoot on sight
  • Shoot straight
  • Shoot the breeze
  • Shoot the moon
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shoot your mouth off
  • Shoot yourself in the foot
  • Shoot your wad
  • Shootin’ blanks
  • Shooting blind
  • Shooting left of center
  • Shooting war
  • Shot across the bows
  • Shot down
  • Shot for shot
  • Shot glass
  • Shot heard around the world
  • Shot in the arm 
  • Shot in the foot
  • Shot in the dark
  • Shot through the roof
  • Shot to hell
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Shotgun wedding
  • Silver bullet 
  • Skin that smoke wagon
  • Smoke Pole
  • Smoke wagon
  • Smoking gun
  • Snapshot
  • Son of a gun
  • Spray and pray
  • Spraying Lead
  • Stick to your guns
  • Straight shooter
  • Stopping Power.
  • Sure as shootin
  • Suppressing fire
  • Tack Driver
  • Take a pot shot at
  • Take out the big guns
  • Taking aim
  • The Firing Line
  • The whole shootin’ match
  • Thumb the hammer
  • Top Gun
  • Trick shot
  • Trigger happy
  • Triggered
  • Turkey shoot
  • Under fire
  • Under heavy fire 
  • Under the gun
  • Who’s finger do you want on the trigger?
  • With both barrels
  • With guns blazing
  • Worth a shot
  • Your best shot
  • ​Zeroing in
  • Zip gun
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