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gun·point

 (gŭn′point′)
n.
The point of a gun.
Idiom:
at gunpoint
Under or as if under the threat of being shot.

gunpoint

(ˈɡʌnˌpɔɪnt)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the muzzle of a gun
2. at gunpoint being under or using the threat of being shot

gun•point

(ˈgʌnˌpɔɪnt)

n.
the point or aim of a gun.
Idioms:
at gunpoint, under threat of being shot.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunpoint - the gun muzzle's directiongunpoint - the gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun"
gun muzzle, muzzle - the open circular discharging end of a gun
Translations

gunpoint

[ˈgʌnpɔɪnt] N at gunpointa punta de pistola
to hold sb at gunpointtener a algn a punta de pistola

gunpoint

[ˈgʌnpɔɪnt] n
to hold sb up at gunpoint → menacer qn avec un pistolet

gunpoint

[ˈgʌnˌpɔɪnt] n at gunpointsotto la minaccia delle armi
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Shopian(Jammu and Kashmir)[India]Mar 12(ANI): Unknown number of gunmen on Monday robbed a bank manager at gun point in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian.
A press release issued here said that a person Zaheer Khan resident of Batta Khela lodged a complaint with Khar Levis Post Commander that his car No LZP-7242 was snatched on gun point.
35 thousands, two cell phones from Naveed, in Tatleywali robbers looted Rs60 thousands, gold ornaments and cell phone from Kabeer, in Ahmed Nagar dacoits took away Rs45 thousands, locket set and cell phones from Mustafa, in Ferozwala bandits snatched Rs100 thousands, gold ring and cell phones from Sarfraz, in Ali Pur Chatha Faisal was deprived of Rs80 thousands, two cell phones on gun point, in Wahndo robbers took away Rs120 thousands, gold ornaments and three cell phones from Nazir Sheikh, in Sadar Kamoki police station limit armed men intercepted Sarwat and looted Rs63 thousands, gold ornaments and cell phone, and at Jinnah road dacoits took away Rs30 thousands, cell phone from Zaka Ullah.
According to three motorcyclist armed persons attacked on shop of Afaq Ahmed Ghanghro at Shahi Bazaar near police station Ranipur and robbed cash, mobile phones and other valuables from shop at gun point and runaway easily.
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