noun re·volv·er \ri-ˈväl-vər, -ˈvl- also -ˈvä-vər or -ˈv-vər\

: a small gun with a container for bullets that turns after the gun is fired and puts another bullet into position to be fired next

Full Definition of REVOLVER

:  one that revolves
:  a handgun with a cylinder of several chambers brought successively into line with the barrel and discharged with the same hammer

First Known Use of REVOLVER

circa 1835

Rhymes with REVOLVER

REVOLVER Defined for Kids


noun re·volv·er \ri-ˈväl-vər, -ˈvl-\

Definition of REVOLVER for Kids

:  a pistol having a revolving cylinder holding several bullets all of which may be shot without loading again


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