assault rifle

noun

Definition of assault rifle

  1. :  any of various automatic or semiautomatic rifles with large capacity magazines designed for military use

1972

First Known Use of assault rifle

1972

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ASSAULT RIFLE Defined for English Language Learners

assault rifle

noun

Definition of assault rifle for English Language Learners

  • : a gun that can shoot many bullets quickly and that is designed for use by the military


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