under the gun


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  • adjective idiomatic Under great pressure to perform.
  • adjective poker Of, pertaining to, or in the situation of first player to act on the first round of betting.
  • adjective obsolete, military Too close to be subject to artillery fire.
  • adverb poker When in the situation of being the player who acts first in the first round of preflop betting.


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