Definition of gunplay in English:

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gunplay

Pronunciation: /ˈɡənplā/

noun

chiefly North American
The use of guns: the struggle started with skirmishes and some scattered gunplay
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  • For far too many people associated with the music, the venomous and slanderous verbal assaults on other artists that is a staple of rap - and which seems to feed its gunplay - is proof of the genre's authenticity.
  • Of course, no one is overly concerned with reloading or lack of ammunition, but then that's been true since the days of singing cowboys such as Roy Rogers who smiled a lot and engaged in friendly gunplay between musical numbers.
  • The making of a proper Julep - and that discussion alone can end in gunplay - is a ceremony to be undertaken with proper reverence for the ingredients and for the occasion for which the Julep is being made.

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Syllabification: gun·play

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