gun

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
gun

Plural
guns

A gun
A large gun
  1. (countable) A gun is a weapon that sends bullets through its metal tube.
    John F. Kennedy was shot by a gun.


Verb[change]

Plain form
gun

Third-person singular
guns

Past tense
gunned

Past participle
gunned

Present participle
gunning

  1. To make an engine work fast by opening its throttle.
    I gunned the engine and passed his car.
  2. If someone is gunned down, they are shot by something, usually a gun.
    He was gunned down by a hit man.
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