stun gun


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

stun gun

n.
A weapon designed to stun or temporarily immobilize a victim, especially by delivering a high-voltage electric shock.

stun gun

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a device designed to immobilize an animal or person temporarily without inflicting serious injury

stun′ gun`


n.
a hand-held weapon that releases an electric charge or a tranquilizer dart to immobilize a person or animal.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shockstun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
Translations

stun gun

nElektroschocker m

stun gun

n pistola or arma paralizante, paralizador m
References in periodicals archive ?
HOLIDAYMAKERS have been warned not to bring back weapons as souvenirs after a tourist was jailed for 18 months for having a stun gun disguised as a torch, and a knuckleduster in his suitcase.
A NEWLYWED was left facing a five-year prison sentence after being caught at Birmingham Airport with a stun gun - bought as a 'last-minute present' for his dad.
A POWERFUL stun gun disguised as an iPhone was seized from a Coventry man after he was spotted with it in a park.
While a Massachusetts gun lobbyist association disagrees with last week's state Supreme Judicial Court's ruling upholding a state ban on stun guns, some area law enforcement leaders and gun rights supporters are siding with the SJC that owning a stun gun is not a Second Amendment right.
The case has two safety features to help prevent accidental discharge while still allowing the stun gun to be used the moment it is needed.
A MERSEYSIDE dad was spared jail after admitting possession of a stun gun and an illegal air rifle which were found by police on a drugs raid.
So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it.
A MAN found in a pub with a stun gun disguised as a mobile phone has been jailed for two and a half years.
He said he was going to put the knuckle dusters that he had in a tank with his python and use the stun gun on the python.
A MAN caught with a high-powered stun gun said he used it to relieve his back pain, a court heard yesterday.
AnCeair passenger heading back to his home country damaged a police stun gun when officers tried to arrest him for consuming alcohol, a court was told.
He is thought to have dropped the bright yellow stun gun as he rushed from Windsor Great Park to an incident in the nearby village of Datchet, Berks.