Translation of shotgun in Spanish:

shotgun

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɑːtgʌn; ˈʃɒtgʌn/

n

  • escopeta (feminine) to ride shotgun viajar como guardia armado (before noun/delante del nombre) they had a shotgun wedding se tuvieron que casar, se casaron de penalty (Spain/España) or (Mexico/México) de emergencia or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) de apuro or (Chile) apurados [colloquial/familiar]

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.