Definition of gunfire in English:


Syllabification: gun·fire
Pronunciation: /ˈgənˌfī(ə)r


  • The repeated firing of a gun or guns: they’d been caught up in gunfire
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    • It was not known if the governor was wounded by gunfire from the assailant or from shots fired afterward.
    • Fires continue to belch smoke over the city and sporadic gunfire echoes through the flooded streets.
    • Yesterday there were sporadic exchanges of gunfire and a tank firing shells in the city.
    gunshots, shots, shooting, firing, sniping; artillery fire, strafing, shelling; tracer fire

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