the business end

Definition of the business end

informal

  1. :  the part of a tool, weapon, or instrument that is used most directly for the object's purpose the business end of a rifle

Word by Word Definitions

businessplay
  1. :  purposeful activity :  busyness

    :  role, function

    :  an immediate task or objective :  mission

  1. :  the part of an area that lies at the boundary

    :  a point that marks the extent of something

    :  the point where something ceases to exist

  1. :  to bring to an end

    :  destroy

    :  to make up the end of

  1. :  final, ultimate

  1. :  to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack


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