shooting gallery


shooting gallery

noun

: a place where people shoot guns at objects for practice or to win prizes

Full Definition of SHOOTING GALLERY

1
:  a usually covered range equipped with targets for practice with firearms
2
slang :  a place where one can obtain narcotics and shoot up

First Known Use of SHOOTING GALLERY

1836

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