machine-gun

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adjective ma·chine-gun \ mə-ˈshēn-ˌgən \

Definition of machine-gun

:characterized by rapidity and sharpness :rapid-fire
  • a comic's machine-gun delivery

First Known Use of machine-gun

1906


machine gun

noun

Definition of machine gun

:a gun for sustained rapid fire that uses bullets; broadly :an automatic weapon

machine-gun

verb

machine gunner

noun

Examples of machine gun in a Sentence

  1. They heard the sound of machine-gun fire.

First Known Use of machine gun

1867


MACHINE-GUN Defined for English Language Learners

machine-gun

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adjective

Definition of machine-gun for English Language Learners

  • : very quick


machine gun

noun

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

machine gun

noun

Definition of machine gun for Students

:a gun that fires bullets continuously and rapidly


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