Definition of Luger

1. Noun. A German semiautomatic pistol.

Generic synonyms: Semiautomatic, Semiautomatic Pistol
Language type: Trademark



2. Noun. Someone who races the luge.
Exact synonyms: Slider
Generic synonyms: Sledder
Derivative terms: Slide

Definition of Luger

1. Noun. A German semiautomatic pistol used by their troops in both World Wars ¹

2. Noun. Someone who competes in the luge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Luger

1. one that luges [n -S] - See also: luges

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luger

Ludwig van Beethoven
Luella
Luer
Luer-Lok syringe
Luer syringe
Lufengpithecus
Luffa acutangula
Luffa cylindrica
Lufkin
Luft's disease
Lufthansa
Luftwaffe
Lugaid mac Con Roí
Luganda
Luger
Lugers
Lugh
Lughnasadh
Lugol's iodine solution
Lugosi
Luhansk
Luhith
Luhya
Luhyia
Luigi Barnaba Gregorio Chiaramonti
Luigi Cherubini
Luigi Galvani
Luigi Pirandello
Luik

Literary usage of Luger

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1. Reports of the New York State Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate the by Schuyler M. Meyer (1922)
"Mr. Burke and luger called on O'Malley and Burke told O'Malley that luger was an active worker in the organization, and he, Burke, thought luger was ..."

2. Report and Transactions (1903)
"Is it not possible that the second John possessed an unpronounceable name, and was called luger-Johnson (note the small "1" and capital "J") because he ..."

3. Pistol and Revolver Shooting by Abraham Lincoln Artman Himmelwright (1915)
"The luger has been adopted as the service weapon by Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, ... In most of these weapons, including the Colt, Webley & Scott, luger, ..."

4. Sporting Firearms of Today in Use by Paul Allan Curtis (1922)
"And the luger, while superbly balanced and of splendid design, ... I have shot with several pre-war luger and Mauser automatics and they were all bad ..."

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