extreme risk law

noun
plural extreme risk laws

Definition of extreme risk law

US
: red flag law Gun advocates often balk at extreme risk laws for fear that such laws violate due process, though people who are threatened with the removal of their guns can appeal to the courts.— Susan Campbell

First Known Use of extreme risk law

2017, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About extreme risk law

Time Traveler for extreme risk law

Time Traveler

The first known use of extreme risk law was in 2017

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near extreme risk law

extremely low frequency

extreme risk law

extreme risk protection order

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for extreme risk law

Cite this Entry

“Extreme risk law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extreme%20risk%20law. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!