Definition of Luger in English:


Line breaks: Luger
Pronunciation: /ˈluːgə


( • trademark in the US)
  • A type of German automatic pistol.
    More example sentences
    • In 1908, the German Army adopted the Luger as a pistol.
    • For decades the Swiss Army's issue pistol had been the Luger, and they, too, began to investigate a new pistol.
    • While the Luger is a finely-made gun, it really is not a finicky one.


early 20th century: named after Georg Luger (1849–1923), Austrian firearms expert.

More definitions of Luger

Definition of Luger in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space