Definition of speargun in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspirˌɡən/


A gun used to propel a spear in underwater fishing.
Example sentences
  • Save for a few idiots with spearguns, the diving at Key West is pleasant and enjoyable, but it isn't really a dive destination.
  • I thought all divers gave up spearguns long, long ago and anyway, no real diver would ever use a spear on shellfish.
  • Never use a speargun with an aqualung.

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Syllabification: spear·gun

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