gunfight : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
- The idea of a federally mandated seven-day waiting period for the purchase of handguns has cleared a major hurdle, setting the stage for the legislative equivalent of the gunfight .
- After a four-hour gunfight, one al-Qaeda member, Ramzi Binalshibh, was in handcuffs and two other terrorists lay dead on the floor.
- Three tough guys stare daggers at one another in the prelude to a triangular gunfight.
- Joe West in Forbes
We didn't let him. You have to protest a rule interpretation,West said. "In Joey's behalf, he had no idea, he was told to protest the game. So he went out there with a pocketknife to a gunfight."
- Matt Wise in USA Today
It felt like going into a gunfight with a BB gun. Last night I felt like I was throwing under water,Wise said. "I want to help the team win, but if I'm dead weight, you have to fix it."
- MJ Akbar in Independent
But in an insightful analysis of the affair, the veteran journalist MJ Akbar said: "Tharoor's misfortune was to encounter an adversary who could out-Twitter him at high noon in the gunfight at IPL corral. Tharoor and Lalit Modi have more in common...