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1. pistol

noun. ['ˈpɪstəl'] a firearm that is held and fired with one hand.

Synonyms

  • Saturday night special
  • stock
  • horse pistol
  • zip gun
  • six-shooter
  • side arm
  • semiautomatic pistol
  • automatic
  • small-arm
  • gunstock
  • derringer
  • piece
  • Very pistol
  • forty-five
  • firearm
  • rod
  • shooting iron
  • peacekeeper
  • six-gun
  • gat
  • handgun
  • Verey pistol
  • horse-pistol
  • semiautomatic
  • revolver

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

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Words that Rhyme with Pistol

  • mccrystal
  • krystal
  • kristol
  • kristall
  • crystal
  • cristal
  • chrystal
  • christel
  • christal
  • bristol
  • pistil
  • distel
  • distal

Example sentences of the word pistol


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull the hammer free from the frame of the pistol.

2. Adjective
There is no such rule of thumb for pistol ammunition.

Quotes containing the word pistol


1. If somebody says 'I love you' to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol holder requires? 'I love you, too'.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons

2. In a room wherepeople unanimously maintaina conspiracy of silence,one word of truthsounds like a pistol shot.
- Czesław Miłosz

3. I have always had more dread of a pen, a bottle of ink, and a sheet of paper than of a sword or pistol.
- Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

2. pistol-whip

verb. beat with a pistol.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • beat up

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist

3. horse-pistol

noun. a large pistol (usually in a holster) formerly carried by horsemen.

Synonyms

  • horse pistol
  • pistol
  • shooting iron
  • side arm
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