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water gun

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water gun

n
another term (esp US) for water pistol
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wa′ter pis`tol


n.
a toy gun that shoots a stream of water or other liquid. Also called water gun , squirt gun.
[1900–05]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water gun - plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts waterwater gun - plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
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