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shoot–'em–up

noun \ˈshüt-əm-ˌəp\

: a movie, television show, or video game that has a lot of killing with guns, bombs, etc.

Full Definition of SHOOT-'EM-UP

:  a movie, television show, or computer game with much shooting and bloodshed
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First Known Use of SHOOT-'EM-UP

1947

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