Definition of firearm in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪərɑːm/


A rifle, pistol, or other portable gun: Jones pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm with criminal intent
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  • He is also accused of possessing a firearm and an imitation firearm.
  • Three firearms, an electric stun gun and three canisters of CS spray were also recovered.
  • Chief Superintendent John Lacy has now called for a crackdown on replica firearms and airguns.
gun, weapon
informal shooter, cannon
North American informal heater, piece, gat, rod, roscoe, shooting iron

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