Definition of 'gunfire'

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Example sentences containing 'gunfire'

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But the troops had stayed at the checkpoint, and gradually the sounds of gunfire receded into the background. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then the sound of gunfire filled the air. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The move triggered an exchange of gunfire between the two countries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Five people were killed by gunfire and one was run over during the clashes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When we were boarding we heard gunfire. The Sun (2011)The gunfire was sporadic and seemed a long way off. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The burst of automatic gunfire came from inside the building. The Sun (2011)Soon afterwards they heard heavy gunfire and saw plumes of smoke from the building. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sound of gunfire is almost routine in his manor. The Sun (2006)It sounded like an exchange of gunfire and was accompanied by gasps of astonishment from the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have not heard gunfire during a service or any other church activity since that day. Christianity Today (2000)The city by night became increasingly anarchic with sporadic bursts of gunfire. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sound of gunfire eased and then stopped. Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)His home also came under automatic gunfire as rebels exchanged fire with bodyguards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The three men could hear gunfire and voices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Suddenly there was the sound of gunfire. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was killed in an exchange of gunfire with security forces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He escaped unhurt after gunfire killed one of two soldiers he was with and seriously injured the other. The Sun (2014)Others yelled support or argued nonchalantly in groups while bursts of automatic gunfire rattled unnoticed from the speakers. Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)He ran towards the sound of gunfire, finding one man already dead. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I glanced up amid the barrage of heavy gunfire. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the darkness I could hear the stutter of light gunfire and now one or two shells. Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)

Synonyms of 'gunfire'

shots, shooting, firing, gunshots

Trends of 'gunfire'

Used Occasionally. gunfire is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'gunfire'

British English: gunfire NOUN
Gunfire is the repeated shooting of guns.
The sound of gunfire and explosions grew closer.
  • American English: gunfire
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tiroteio
  • Chinese: 炮火
  • European Spanish: disparos
  • French: fusillade
  • German: Schüsse
  • Italian: spari
  • Japanese: 砲火
  • Korean: 포화
  • European Portuguese: tiroteio
  • Spanish: disparos


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