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gun·fight

 (gŭn′fīt′)
n.
A duel or battle with firearms.

gun′fight′er n.

gunfight

(ˈɡʌnˌfaɪt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) chiefly US a fight between persons using firearms
ˈgunˌfighter n
ˈgunˌfighting n

gun•fight

(ˈgʌnˌfaɪt)

n.
a battle between two or more people or groups using guns.
[1650–60]
gun′fight`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunfight - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frightengunfight - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
Translations

gunfight

[ˈgʌnfaɪt] Ntiroteo m

gunfight

[ˈgʌnfaɪt] néchange m de coups de feu

gunfight

[ˈgʌnˌfaɪt] nscontro a fuoco
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