A portable firearm, such as a rifle or revolver.
A device resembling a firearm or cannon, as in its ability to project something, such as grease, under pressure or at great speed.
A discharge of a firearm or cannon as a signal or salute.
One, such as a hunter, who carries or uses a gun.
A person skilled in the use of a gun.
A professional killer: a hired gun.
The throttle of an engine, as of an automobile.
To shoot (a person): a bank robber who was gunned down by the police.
To open the throttle of (an engine) so as to accelerate: gunned the engine and sped off.
Maine To hunt (game).
To hunt with a gun.
gun for To pursue relentlessly so as to overcome or destroy.
gun for To go after in earnest; set out to obtain: gunning for a promotion.
go great guns To proceed or perform with great speed, skill, or success.
hold a gun to (someone's) head To put pressure on someone.
under the gun Under great pressure or under threat.