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shoot–'em–up

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noun \ˈshüt-əm-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of shoot–'em–up

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shoot–'em–up

  1. :  a movie, television show, or computer game with much shooting and bloodshed

1947

First Known Use of shoot–'em–up

1947


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