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Definitions and Synonyms of firearm | Another word for firearm | What is firearm?

Definition 1: a portable gun - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where firearm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster

Synonyms for firearm in the sense of this definition

(firearm is a kind of ...) a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

(... is a kind of firearm ) a firearm that reloads itself

(... is a kind of firearm ) a firearm that has no rifling

(... is a kind of firearm ) firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges

(... is a kind of firearm ) a firearm designed to disperse rioters rather than to inflict serious injury or death

(... is a kind of firearm ) a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore

"he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"

(... is a kind of firearm ) a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading

(... is a kind of firearm ) a firearm that is held and fired with one hand

(... is a kind of firearm ) an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle

(... is a kind of firearm ) a .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle)

(firearm is a part of ...) a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun

(firearm is a part of ...) an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument

(firearm is a part of ...) striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer

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