Definition of gunshot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌnʃɒt/


1A shot fired from a gun.
Example sentences
  • Gardaí in Claremorris are investigating an incident in which a number of gunshots were fired at a house in the town.
  • What followed was a kind of very tense standoff where gunshots were fired for about five minutes.
  • Police say no gunshots were fired after they arrived, and no one was hurt.
1.1 [mass noun] archaic The range of a gun: we bore down and came nearly within gunshot
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