stun gun

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stun gun

:a weapon designed to stun or immobilize (as by electric shock) rather than kill or injure the one affected

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First Known Use of stun gun

1967


STUN GUN Defined for English Language Learners

stun gun

noun

Definition of stun gun for English Language Learners

  • : a gun that produces an electric shock which makes someone unconscious or stops someone from moving


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