Simple Definition of air gun
: a gun that uses air pressure to shoot small pellets
Full Definition of air gun
1 : a gun from which a projectile is propelled by compressed air
2 : any of various hand tools that work by compressed air; especially : airbrush
First Known Use of air gun
Rhymes with air gun
big gun, blowgun, Bull Run, burp gun, chaconne, Chaplin, dry run, earned run, end run, finespun, first-run, flashgun, forerun, godson, grandson, handgun, hard-won, have done, hired gun, home run, homespun, inrun, long run, milk run, outgun, outrun, popgun, pressrun, rerun, sea-run, short run, shotgun, six-gun, speargun, spray gun, squirt gun, stepson, stun gun, top gun, trial run, undone, V-1, well-done, Xiamen, zip gun
Medical Definition of air gun
: jet injector <The UN [United Nations] would like air guns, delivering vaccine doses without using needles.—Laurie Garrett, Newsday, 26 Sept. 1996>
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