Definition of gunshot in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgʌnʃɒt


  • 1A shot fired from a gun.
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    • 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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