Gunshot (noun)

  1. A shot fired from a gun.
  2. The sound made by a gun being fired.


Late 17th century: from gun + shot.


  1. The police searched the area for evidence after a gunshot was heard in the neighborhood.
  2. The gunshot echoed through the valley, startling the animals.
  3. The suspect was injured by a gunshot and was taken to the hospital.
  4. The gunshots were heard from a distance and the police were called to the scene.
  5. The gunshot was heard in the dead of night and the residents were frightened.
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