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Meaning of FIREARM

Pronunciation:  'fIr`ârm

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"

FIREARM is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: piece, small-arm
 See Also: .22, autoloader, firing pin, gun, handgun, lock, machine gun, muzzle loader, pistol, repeater, repeating firearm, rifle, scattergun, shooting iron, shotgun, side arm, sight, twenty-two



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fire"arm`\, n.
A gun, pistol, or any weapon from a shot is discharged by the
force of an explosive substance, as gunpowder.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: automatic, blowgun, blowpipe, flamethrower, gat, gun, handgun, heater, musket, peashooter, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, rod, sawed-off shotgun, shooting iron, shotgun, six-gun, six-shooter