popgun


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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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Then, to my horror, he coolly stooped, placing candle and chair on the leads, and his hands in his pockets, as though it were but a popgun that covered him.
On gala days the town fires its great guns, which echo like popguns to these woods, and some waifs of martial music occasionally penetrate thus far.
So much the better, Mrs Quilp; these accidental parties are always the pleasantest,' said the dwarf, rubbing his hands so hard that he seemed to be engaged in manufacturing, of the dirt with which they were encrusted, little charges for popguns.
And they carry him off to load him with fairings; and he returns to Benjy, his hat and coat covered with ribbons, and his pockets crammed with wonderful boxes which open upon ever new boxes, and popguns, and trumpets, and apples, and gilt gingerbread from the stall of Angel Heavens, sole vender thereof, whose booth groans with kings and queens, and elephants and prancing steeds, all gleaming with gold.
In his hand he swayed a ferule, that sceptre of despotic power; the birch of justice reposed on three nails behind the throne, a constant terror to evil doers, while on the desk before him might be seen sundry contraband articles and prohibited weapons, detected upon the persons of idle urchins, such as half-munched apples, popguns, whirligigs, fly-cages, and whole legions of rampant little paper game-cocks.
None of these interrelated travelers knows the other is at the inn because each is in a separate room: Popgun and Pistoletta are in the Moon, Chloe is in the Sun, and Strephon, perhaps in more ways that one, is in the Lion, where he tries paying his bill with a counterfeit coin.
Of course, all this sexy style is no good if the car has popgun performance, and there's no danger of that as the test car's 1.
native, has also worked on popular independent projects such as Teddy Scares and Popgun Anthology and is a favorite at Wizard World events.
One month ago, Egypt's first democratically elected leader was portrayed as a popgun president -- the puppet dangling helplessly on the military's strings.
It seems the breech design of the Rolling Block and that of the living room popgun share similarities in many ways.
Though if his godfather does come up with that popgun, the balance of terror in the Hann household will no doubt be reversed as swiftly as a Greek or Egyptian election result that fails to deliver the required answer.
If Obama is 'warring' against religion, he's doing it with a popgun and a rubber knife," Barry W.