Definition of Luger in English:

Luger

Syllabification: Lu·ger
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞ogər
 
/

noun

trademark
  • A type of German automatic pistol.
    More example sentences
    • In 1908, the German Army adopted the Luger as a pistol.
    • For decades the Swiss Army's issue pistol had been the Luger, and they, too, began to investigate a new pistol.
    • While the Luger is a finely-made gun, it really is not a finicky one.

Origin

early 20th century: named after Georg Luger (1849–1923), Austrian firearms expert.

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