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gunsight Syllabification: gun·sight
Pronunciation: /ˈɡənˌsīt/

Definition of gunsight in English:


A device on a gun that enables it to be aimed accurately.
Example sentences
  • The gunner virtually always sees the target directly through the gunsight or other sighting devices.
  • Racism, although it was a daily annoyance, was far less important to us than the fact that a well-trained enemy had the unit in his gunsights.
  • The cameras are now used in gunsights for the SA80 rifle and the Challenger II tank.

Words that rhyme with gunsight

Hussite • phagocyte
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