Definition of Mauser in English:


Line breaks: Mau¦ser
Pronunciation: /ˈmaʊzə


A make of firearm, especially a repeating rifle or semi-automatic pistol: [as modifier]: a Mauser rifle
More example sentences
  • I dropped the now useless pocket pistol and scrambled for the Mauser rifle that had dropped to the floorboards.
  • He had his Mauser rifle slung over his shoulder and I had my Sten gun ready.
  • And it - as well as the 1903 Springfield rifle for which it was designed - drew heavy influence from the Mauser rifle.


late 19th century: named after Paul von Mauser (1838–1914), German inventor.

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