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Noun: shotgun  'shót,gún
  1. A smoothbore firearm for firing shot at short ranges
    - scattergun [N. Amer]
  2. [N. Amer, informal] The front passenger seat in a car or other vehicle
Adjective: shotgun  'shót,gún
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Covering a wide range in a haphazard way
    - scattershot, scattergun

Derived forms: shotguns

See also: indiscriminating, undiscriminating

Type of: firearm, piece, small-arm

Encyclopedia: Shotgun