Definition of zip gun in English:

zip gun

Syllabification: zip gun

noun

North American informal
  • A cheap homemade or makeshift gun: I made the zip gun in class out of a toy airplane launcher
    More example sentences
    • 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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