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A firearm that can be used with one hand.
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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a firearm that can be held, carried, and fired with one hand, such as a pistol
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any firearm that can be held and fired with one hand; a revolver or a pistol.
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|Noun||1.||handgun - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand|
automatic pistol, automatic - a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
derringer - a pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel
forty-five - a .45-caliber pistol
peacekeeper - the pistol of a law officer in the old West
revolver, six-gun, six-shooter - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
Saturday night special - a cheap handgun that is easily obtained
semiautomatic, semiautomatic pistol - a pistol that is a semiautomatic firearm capable of loading and firing continuously
gunstock, stock - the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
zip gun - a crude homemade pistol
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noun pistol, automatic, revolver, shooter (informal), piece (U.S. slang), rod (U.S. slang), derringer A man armed with a small grey handgun escaped with a sum of money.
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handgunhand gun [ˈhændgʌn] n → arme f de poinghand-held handheld [ˌhændˈhɛld]
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