Synonyms of 'Guns'
AK-47 or Kalashnikova type of Kalashnikov assault rifle anti-aircraft gun or ack-ack guna gun intended to destroy enemy aircraft Armalite(trademark)a lightweight high-velocity rifle of various calibres, capable of automatic and semiautomatic operation arquebusa portable long-barrelled gun dating from the 15th century: fired by a wheel-lock or matchlock BARBig Berthaany of three large German guns of World War I used to bombard Paris blunderbussan obsolete short musket with large bore and flared muzzle, used to scatter shot at short range Bofors gunan automatic single- or double-barrelled anti-aircraft gun with a 40 millimetre bore breech-loaderBren gunan air-cooled gas-operated light machine gun taking .303 calibre ammunition: used by British and Commonwealth forces in World War II Browninga water-cooled automatic machine gun using .30 or .50 calibre ammunition and capable of firing over 500 rounds per minute burp gunan automatic pistol or submachine gun carbinea light automatic or semiautomatic rifle of limited range carronadean obsolete naval gun of short barrel and large bore chassepota breech-loading bolt-action rifle formerly used by the French Army chokeborea shotgun bore that becomes narrower towards the muzzle so that the shot is not scattered Colta type of revolver, pistol, etc culverina medieval musket derringer or deringera short-barrelled pocket pistol of large calibre Enfield riflea breech-loading bolt-action magazine rifle, usually .303 calibre, used by the British army until World War II and by other countries firelocka gun or musket having such a lock flintlockforty-fivea pistol having .45 calibre fusila light flintlock musket Garand riflea semiautomatic, rapid-firing, .30-caliber rifle: the former standard infantry weapon of the U.S. Army GatlinghowitzerLewis guna light air-cooled drum-fed gas-operated machine gun used chiefly in World War I Luger(trademark)a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol M-1 riflea semiautomatic .30 calibre rifle: the basic infantry weapon of the US Army in World War II and the Korean War M-14M-16machine gunan automatic gun, usually mounted and with a cooling apparatus, firing a rapid and continuous stream of bullets Magnum(trademark)matchlocka gun having such a lock Mausera high-velocity magazine rifle Maxim gunan obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel and utilizing the recoil force of each shot to maintain automatic fire mitrailleusean early form of breech-loading machine gun having several parallel barrels musketa long-barrelled muzzle-loading shoulder gun used between the 16th and 18th centuries by infantry soldiers muzzle-loaderOwen guna type of simple recoil-operated 9 mm sub-machine-gun first used by Australian forces in World War II petronelpistolpom-pompump guna repeating gun operated by a slide-action mechanism feeding ammunition from a magazine under the barrel into the breech Quaker guna dummy gun, as of wood repeaterrevolvera pistol having a revolving multichambered cylinder that allows several shots to be discharged without reloading riflea unit of soldiers equipped with rifles scatter-guna shotgun shotgunsix-shootera revolver with six chambers Springfield riflea magazine-fed bolt-action breech-loading .30 calibre rifle formerly used by the US Army Sten guna light 9 mm sub-machine-gun formerly used in the British Army and Commonwealth forces, developed during World War II stern-chasera gun mounted at the stern of a vessel for firing aft at a pursuing vessel sub-machine-guna portable automatic or semiautomatic light gun with a short barrel, firing pistol ammunition: designed to be fired from the hip or shoulder Thompson sub-machine gun(trademark)trench mortarUzi(trademark)a sub-machine gun of Israeli design Winchester riflea breech-loading lever-action repeating rifle with a tubular magazine under the barrel zip guna crude homemade pistol, esp one powered by a spring or rubber band ▷ See gun
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Word List of Guns from the Collins English Word Lists