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pop·gun

 (pŏp′gŭn′)
n.
A toy gun that makes a popping noise.

popgun

(ˈpɒpˌɡʌn)
n
a toy gun that fires a pellet or cork by means of compressed air and makes a popping sound

pop•gun

(ˈpɒpˌgʌn)

n.
a toy gun from which a pellet is shot by compressed air.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.popgun - plaything consisting of a toy gun that makes a popping soundpopgun - plaything consisting of a toy gun that makes a popping sound
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
Translations

popgun

[ˈpɒpgʌn] Npistola f de juguete (de aire comprimido)

popgun

[ˈpɒpˌgʌn] nfucile m (or pistola) giocattolo inv (che spara tappi di sughero)
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