tommy-gun

verb
tom·my-gun | \ˈtä-mē-ˌgən \
tommy-gunned; tommy-gunning; tommy-guns

Definition of tommy-gun 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to shoot with a tommy gun

tommy gun

noun

Definition of tommy gun (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of tommy-gun

Verb

1942, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tommy-gun

Noun

by shortening & alteration

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