Definition of gunfight in English:


Syllabification: gun·fight
Pronunciation: /ˈgənˌfīt


  • A fight involving an exchange of fire with guns.
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    • During the gunfight a fire broke out which immediately engulfed the neighboring houses.
    • During a pitched gunfight in a hotel, he shoots one opponent, walks past him, pauses and shoots again at point-blank range.
    • The final gunfight is delightful, though, literally a gun fight.



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  • While all gunfighters certainly were not bandits, and all bandits likewise were not gunfighters, there is no question that Jesse James belonged to both categories.
  • All the people of the North West Frontier are gunfighters.
  • But it really becomes a contest between gunfighters.

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