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1. shotgun

noun. ['ˈʃɑːtˌgən'] firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges.

Synonyms

  • piece
  • fowling piece
  • sawed-off shotgun
  • slide action
  • firearm
  • pump action
  • scattergun

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

Etymology

  • gun (English)
  • shot (English)
  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shotgun

  • blowgun
  • handgun
  • outgun

Sentences with shotgun


1. Verb, base form
Steel shot may also be used in firearm ammunition, ranging from BB gun pellets to shotgun shells.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A sling is one of the most important accessories for your shotgun or rifle.

3. Adjective
Evaluate the pattern produced by the shotgun pellets on the pattern board.

Quotes about shotgun


1. He held up the AK-47, the muscles in his arm bunching against the weight. “This is an assault rifle.” Then held up the handgun. “This is a semi-automatic pistol.” Then he gave a little thrust of his hips and looked down at his penis. “That is my gun. As you’ve discovered, it’s pumpaction like a shotgun , but it doesn’t fire bullets.
- Pamela Clare, Breaking Point

2. They should make cell phones that are dishwasher safe. My cup runneth over—especially since both our drinks are in one glass because I’m too lazy to load the shotgun.
- Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

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