small–bore

adjective

Definition of small–bore

  1. 1a of a firearm :  having a small or relatively small bore; especially :  having a caliber of .22 inches —distinguished from big-bore b :  of, relating to, or involving the use of small-bore firearms small-bore competition

  2. 2 :  narrow in outlook small-bore politicians

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1833

First Known Use of small–bore

1833


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