Meaning of “weapon” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈwepən/
Extra Examples
The police found fingerprints all over the murder weapon.He was found guilty of possessing an illegal weapon.Do you support their views on nuclear weapons?Many people have questioned the wisdom of spending so much money on weapons.Airports use X-ray machines to scan luggage for weapons.

B2 a gun, knife, or other object used to kill or hurt someone:

nuclear weapons
Police have found the murder weapon.
weaponry noun [ U ]


(Definition of “weapon” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)