Definition of firearm in English:


Syllabification: fire·arm
Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌärm


  • A rifle, pistol, or other portable gun.
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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, rifle, pistol, handgun, revolver
    informal shooter, piece, heat

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