Translation of "gun" - English-Spanish dictionary

gun

noun uk /ɡʌn/

B1 a weapon that you fire bullets out of

pistola, escopeta

(Translation of “gun” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gun

noun /ɡan/

any weapon which fires bullets or shells

arma de fuego; pistola
He fired a gun at the burglar.
gunboat noun

a small warship with large guns.

cañonera
gunfire noun

the firing of guns

tiro, tiroteo, fuego
I could hear the sound of gunfire in the distance.
gunman noun (plural gunmen)

a criminal who uses a gun to kill or rob people

pistolero
Three gunmen robbed the bank.
gunpowder noun

an explosive in the form of a powder.

pólvora
gunshot noun

the sound of a gun firing

disparo, tiro, cañonazo, escopetazo
I heard a gunshot and a man dropped dead.
stick to one’s guns

to hold to one’s position in an argument etc

mantenerse en sus trece
No-one believed her story, but she stuck to her guns.

(Translation of “gun” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)