Definition of Luger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈluːɡə/


trademark in the US
A type of German automatic pistol.
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.

Words that rhyme with Luger

beluga, cougar, Kaluga, Kruger

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