concealed carry

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of concealed carry

US
:the act or practice of carrying a concealed firearm in public or the legal right to do so
  • Hayes attributed the popularity of concealed carry in suburbia to perceptions of safety …
  • —Tara Kadioglu
  • Gun rights advocates predict more complaints about restrictions on firearms in public places, now that a bill to allow concealed carry without a permit has failed in the Legislature.
  • The Daily Home (Talladega, Alabama)
  • … certain areas were excluded for concealed carry, and bars are one of them for obvious reasons.
  • —Greg Stumbo
  • Who decided that Illinois should have concealed carry?
  • —David Frum
often used before another noun
  • concealed carry laws/legislation
— compare open carry

First Known Use of concealed carry

1982


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