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[muh-sheen-guhn] /məˈʃinˌgʌn/

verb (used with object), machine-gunned, machine-gunning.
to shoot at with a machine gun.
a small arm operated by a mechanism, able to deliver a rapid and continuous fire of bullets as long as the trigger is pressed.

verb -guns, -gunning, -gunned
(transitive) to shoot or fire at with a machine gun

1870, from machine (n.) + gun (n.). As a verb from 1915. Related: Machine-gunned; machine-gunning.


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