Definition of zip gun in English:

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zip gun

Pronunciation: /ˈzip ˌɡən/


North American informal
A cheap homemade or makeshift gun: I made the zip gun in class out of a toy airplane launcher
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  • That's what she said anyway, by the time I was old enough to make my first zip gun I knew that temp was just another name for hooker.
  • He faced the Hulk across a boxing ring, in the gym where a kid with a zip gun once tried to kill Jack McGee.
  • McVay leads a gang of kids armed with switchblade knives and zip guns who set upon Klein on his way to rehearsal with his doo-wop group, the TeenTones.

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