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1. firearm

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝˌɑːrm, ˈfaɪˌrɑːrm'] a portable gun.

Synonyms

  • .22
  • side arm
  • small-arm
  • piece
  • firing pin
  • twenty-two
  • smoothbore
  • gun
  • muzzle loader
  • shooting iron
  • scattergun
  • shotgun
  • repeater
  • self-loader
  • repeating firearm
  • riot gun
  • handgun
  • lock
  • pistol
  • sights
  • rifle

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

Etymology

  • arm (English)
  • arm (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fire (English)
  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Firearm

  • firearm
  • forearm
  • gendarme
  • genpharm
  • novopharm

Example sentences of the word firearm


1. Noun, singular or mass
Clearing your weapon of ammunition should always be your first step whenever you are working on a firearm.

2. Adjective
More in-depth training covers terrorism awareness, crowd safety and firearm usage.

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