Synonyms for Gun

Words or expressions that have the same or nearly the same meaning

40 common firearms synonyms

  • arm
  • banana clip
  • bazooka
  • blaster
  • blunderbuss
  • cannon
  • Chopper
  • derringer
  • devils paint brush
  • equalizer
  • flintlock
  • firecracker
  • forty-five
  • gat
  • Glock Forty
  • handgun
  • Hand cannon
  • hardware
  • heat
  • hog leg
  • hot lead
  • howitzer \
  • Lead Dispenser
  • ​lead farmer
  • ​lead sprayer
  • ​Lever gun
  • magnum
  • musket
  • ordnance
  • Peace maker
  • peashooter
  • persuader
  • piece
  • pistol
  • Pistolero
  • protection
  • revolver
  • rifle
  • rod
  • Saturday-night special
  • security
  • shotgun
  • shooter
  • six gun
  • small arm
  • smoke wagon 
  • thirty-eight
  • weapon

gun

noun,
a machine incorporating a tube from which projectiles are propelled by force

1. verb, slang (of a vehicle) 
To accelerate or increase speed suddenly or rapidly. rev up an engine.

2. noun, slang 
One who has been hired to kill someone.

3. noun, slang A particularly muscular arm; an arm’s large bicep. Usually used in the plural

4. noun, slang 
An important, successful, or influential person

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