shooting gallery


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shoot·ing gallery

(sho͞o′tĭng)
n.
1. An enclosed target range for practice or competition with firearms.
2. Slang A place where illegal drugs may be obtained, prepared, and taken by injection, often with equipment provided on the premises.

shooting gallery

n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an area, often enclosed, designed for target practice, shooting, etc
2. (Recreational Drugs) slang a house where heroin addicts inject themselves

shoot′ing gal`lery


n.
1. a place equipped with targets and used for practice in shooting.
2. Slang. a place where drug addicts can buy and inject themselves with narcotic drugs.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shooting gallery - a building (usually abandoned) where drug addicts buy and use heroin
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
2.shooting gallery - an enclosed firing range with targets for rifle or handgun practiceshooting gallery - an enclosed firing range with targets for rifle or handgun practice
firing range, target range - a practice range for target practice
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