Definition of machine gun
: a gun for sustained rapid fire that uses bullets; broadly : an automatic weapon
Examples of machine gun in a sentence
They heard the sound of machine-gun fire.
First Known Use of machine gun
MACHINE GUN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of machine gun for English Language Learners
: a gun that is able to shoot many bullets very quickly one after the other
MACHINE GUN Defined for Kids
Definition of machine gun for Students
: a gun that fires bullets continuously and rapidly
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