Dictionary

machine gun

noun

: a gun that is able to shoot many bullets very quickly one after the other

Full Definition of MACHINE GUN

:  a gun for sustained rapid fire that uses bullets; broadly :  an automatic weapon
machine–gun verb
machine gun·ner noun
ADVERTISEMENT

Examples of MACHINE GUN

  1. They heard the sound of machine-gun fire.

First Known Use of MACHINE GUN

1867
MACHINE GUN Defined for Kids

machine gun

noun

Definition of MACHINE GUN for Kids

:  a gun that fires bullets continuously and rapidly

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: machine–hourPrevious Word in the Dictionary: machine–gunAll Words Near: machine gun
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears