machine–gun

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

Definition of machine–gun

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

1906

First Known Use of machine–gun

1906


MACHINE–GUN Defined for English Language Learners

machine–gun

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

Definition of machine–gun for English Language Learners

  • : very quick

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