derringer derringer  /ˈdɛ rən dʒər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel

Usage(s):

  1. The President packs a silver-plated derringer in his chest pocket and only leaves his office in an armor-plated Mercedes, using two others as decoys.
  2. He had used a double-barreled derringer, reloading it at least eight times, to stitch an eleven-shot circle in her back and to pump six shots into her boyfriend.
  3. With the Texas two-step, fancy fumadiddle and derringer-do They have names like Charlie Horse, Chaps.

News

  • Design Milk Has Been Awarded with the Prominent Platinum A' Design Award

    A' Design Award and Competitions are proud to inform that the Design Milk by Jaime Derringer has been acknowledged with the famed Platinum A' Design Award in Digital and Broadcasting Media Design Category. (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10849164.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  • Wood, 60, says: "After a row one day, Keith stormed off to get his gun. I warned everyone to 'clear the decks'. (He) came back with his Derringer, pointed it at me and yelled, 'You f......ing b..............!' But I had my own gun, a .44 Magnum. I...
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Ron Wood Source: NEWS.com.au

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