submachine gun love

Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A lightweight automatic gun that shoots pistol ammunition, is usually fired from the shoulder or hip, and often has the capacity for shooting single rounds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of short range machine gun that is carried as a personal weapon and uses pistol ammunition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm

Etymologies

From sub- + machine gun. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There was a spare Glock 9-millimeter and a Mauser SP66 sniper's rifle, along with a South Africanā€“made BXP submachine gun fitted with a suppressor and a grenade launcher, which seemed to me like a contradiction in terms.

    The Killing Kind

  • Boghut had a Russian submachine gun with a seventy-two-round magazine.

    Panzer Aces

  • Albert Ernst had stripped down his submachine gun and was cleaning it.

    Panzer Aces

  • Rondorf fired his submachine gun at some enemy soldiers who were taking aim at his driver.

    Panzer Aces

  • He had a Steyr SPP, which is most of a Steyr TMP submachine gun cut down into pistol form.

    Persuader

  • The MP5K is a short Heckler & Koch submachine gun designed early in the 1970s.

    Persuader

  • In an uncharacteristically brief statement, the al-Qaeda leader, dressed in a camouflage jacket with a submachine gun propped at his side, said that the attacks were revenge for the long-standing Western humiliation of the Muslim world, consistently his most important theme.

    The Longest War

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