gunned gunned  /ˈɡənd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  2. (n) large but transportable armament
  3. (n) a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
  4. (n) a professional killer who uses a gun
  5. (n) a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine
  6. (n) a pedal that controls the throttle valve
  7. (n) the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies
  8. (v) shoot with a gun

Usage(s):

  1. And in a separate case, but on the same day, Georgian businessman Kakha Kalandarishvili was gunned down when walking his dog in northwestern Moscow.
  2. Buddhist clergy were also at the forefront of mass protests in 1988, which ended when the army gunned down hundreds of peaceful protestors and declared martial law.
  3. After the four students were gunned down, he found no reason to censure the Guardsmen.

News

  1. Teen and dog killed at Vallejo children's party

    A teenager and a dog were gunned down late Saturday and police are searching for at least two suspects in Vallejo's latest homicide.At about 11:28 p.m.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. Pizza Shop Owner Gunned Down in Shop

    A local small business owner is gunned down in his own shop Saturday evening.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Local 12 Cincinnati

  3. Mom And Three Daughters Gunned Down In Nashville

    Nashville, TN – Police are searching for a man who shot a woman and her three teenage daughters in Music City on Friday. According to police, Nicole Luke and her three daughters were shot by her boyfriend, Earnest Woodley, in Friday. Luke, her two 14-year-old daughters and their 15-year-old sister, are all listed as in... Read more » Mom And Three Daughters Gunned Down In Nashville is a post ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "Sadly one of those officers paid the ultimate price when cowards and criminals gunned him down," said Northern Ireland's police chief Hugh Orde. "Children today do not remember the horrors of the past. Let us not repeat that pointless loss...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Hugh Orde Source: Independent Online

  2. "It breaks America's collective heart when innocent children who are at school to learn are violently taken hostage and gunned down," Perino said.
    on Oct 2, 2006 By: Dana Perino Source: The Age

  3. "We are out-gunned, we are outmanned, and they have resources that we don't have, and they are relentless and they are organised," Mr Annan said of US investigations into the scandal. "This phenomenon is an American story. When I travel...
    on Apr 14, 2005 By: Kofi Annan Source: ABC Online

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