Definition of Gunfight

1. Noun. A fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten.

Exact synonyms: Gunplay, Shootout
Generic synonyms: Combat, Fight, Fighting, Scrap



Definition of Gunfight

1. Noun. a battle (or a duel) using small arms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gunfight

1. to fight with guns [v -FOUGHT, -FIGHTING, -FIGHTS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gunfight

gunbearer
gunbearers
gunboat
gunboat diplomacy
gunboats
guncotton
guncottons
gundalow
gundalows
gundelet
gundelets
gundies
gundog
gundogs
gundy
gunfight (current term)
gunfighter
gunfighters
gunfighting
gunfights
gunfire
gunfires
gunflint
gunflints
gunfought
gung
gung-ho
gung ho
gunge
gunged

Literary usage of Gunfight

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1. Desert Dancing: Exploring the Land, the People, the Legends of the by Len Wilcox (2000)
"The gunfight at Government Holes Government Holes (also known as Government Wells) ... But neither the gunfight nor the cattle war took place in the 1800s. ..."

2. Modern Capital of Human Rights?: Abuses in the State of Georgia by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1996)
"... store were themselves robbers, thus leading to a gunfight. By the time the shooting stopped, a customer at the store. Jerry Jackson, was dead and two ..."

3. Angola: Arms Trade and Violations of the Laws of War Since the 1992 by Arms Project (Human Rights Watch), Human Rights Watch/Africa (1994)
"Interviews conducted later in private established that the majority of the injured were from this gunfight between the government's own police and army over ..."

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