Smoking-gun



noun
1.
indisputable proof or evidence of a crime.
noun
1.
a piece of irrefutable incriminating evidence
smokin’
Something that serves as indisputable evidence or proof, especially of a crime. For example, There is no smoking gun in the Oval Office; the President had no role in tampering with the evidence. This expression alludes to the smoke coming from a recently discharged firearm, a normal occurrence until the invention of smokeless powder. [ Mid-1900s ]

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