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gunfight

noun
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▪ A gunfight ensured in which a number of Creeks were killed.
▪ At one time they had to dive out of the bamboo hut in which they were sheltering when a gunfight erupted.
▪ Corral gunfight in Tombstone, Arizona, lasted a minute, and has lived in legend since 1881.
▪ In the gunfight that followed 32 people were killed, including the two militants, and more than 50 injured.
▪ On weekends, before the popular Cowboy Dinner Theatre shows, there are street skits and gunfights.
▪ Western gunfights were alcohol-related, or else involved battles over gambling, prostitution, or political preferment.
WordNet

gunfight

n. a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten [syn: gunplay, shootout]

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Gunfight (song)

"Gunfight" is the second single from Sick Puppies' fourth album Connect.

Wiktionary

gunfight

n. a battle (or a duel) using small arms

Usage examples of "gunfight".

While she watched, a stream of grunts, hoots, and squeaks issued from the den, punctuated by stamping or pounding during particularly exciting scenes, such as car chases and gunfights.

Gunfighting a berserker, one that knew at least approximately where you were trying to stay hidden, was not the surest way to make a long-term contribution.

And considering how much money we made last night, I doubt that Kargennian would be amenable to doing away with gunfights entirely.

Knoxville being gunfights, where you got these guns and shot at all kinds of bad guys, and they shot back and then you got the score.

Needing to talk, she told Zeb about the gunfight, and about the way Adam had reacted when her attacker had threatened to kill her.

They were devastators of their own communities with gunfights and robberies and rapes, and the merchandising of brain-busting chemicals and on and on.

It could begin with scattered gunfights, and then it could turn into drygulching and no man would be safe—not even passing strangers, who might be shot simply because if they were not on the shooter’s side they must be on the other.

It could begin with scattered gunfights, and then it could turn into drygulching and no man would be safe—not even passing strangers, who might be shot simply because if they were not on the shooter's side they must be on the other.

A police officer had gotten himself in a gunfight with a drug dealer.

It could begin with scattered gunfights, and then it could turn into dry-gulching and no man would be safe-not even passing strangers, who might be shot simply because if they were not on the shooter's side they must be on the other.

With the whoosh-crack of the jumpers filling the air with sound, they took off, heading low and fast around the neighborhoods involved in the gunfighting, which was now dying down as people came out of that first screaming fit of fight-or-flight shooting.

And keep your little handsies just like that for as long as you can stand it, we don't wanna end this little fiesta with no gunfight, que no?

In the pictures, you can't have a gunfight with just one man in the street.

Now Washoe was shying away from gunfights and trying to settle itself down to an orderly existence.