with guns blazing

idiom

: while firing guns
They stepped out from behind the building with guns blazing.
often used figuratively with respect to forceful effort
The team came out with all guns blazing in the second half.

Dictionary Entries Near with guns blazing

with great care

with guns blazing

withhold

Cite this Entry

“With guns blazing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20guns%20blazing. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY