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air rifle

noun

Simple Definition of air rifle

  • : a rifle that uses air pressure to shoot small pellets

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of air rifle

  1. :  a rifle whose projectile (as a BB or pellet) is propelled by compressed air or carbon dioxide

1801

First Known Use of air rifle

1801

Rhymes with air rifle


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