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Noun: scattergun  'ska-tu(r),gún
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A smoothbore firearm for firing shot at short ranges
    - shotgun
Adjective: scattergun  'ska-tu(r),gún
  1. Covering a wide range in a haphazard way
    - scattershot

Derived forms: scatterguns

See also: indiscriminating, undiscriminating

Type of: firearm, piece, small-arm

Encyclopedia: Scattergun