Reverse Dictionary: GUN – GZ


GUN – adjectives
– FAST-ROD said of one who is quick to use a gun …1960s US sl.
– NAKED without a gun; without possessions or money; generally at a disadvantage …20C US Black sl.
– PACKING carrying a gun or knife …L19 sl., orig. US
– SHAM-DAMN of a firearm: of inferior quality; shoddy …M19
– TOOLED UP equipped with a weapon, esp. a gun …sl.
gun – nouns 
– ACK-ACK a machine gun …Bk1944 service sl.
– ACTION a revolver …1960s US sl.
– ACTION PIECE a pistol, a revolver, a shotgun …1960s US Black sl.
– AK the AK-47 automatic or semi-automatic assault weapon …1970s US Black sl.
– ALLEY-CLEANER a riot gun, usually a shotgun with a wide blast and thus used to disperse a mob …1950s US sl.
– ANGEL-MAKER a device that can inflict death, such as a dangerous vehicle or a gun …1934 Amer. sl.
– ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN a machine gun …Bk1944 service sl.
– ARCHIE in World War I: an anti-aircraft gun firing shrapnel; originally applied to those used by the Germans …1915
– ARTILLERY a handgun or handguns; firearms of any kind; broadly, weapons of any kind …1821 Amer. sl.
– AUTO-GETEM the setting on a rifle for fully automatic fire; automatic weapons fire; ‘automatic fire gets ’em …1972 US military sl.
– BAD NEWS a shotgun or revolver …1920s sl., orig. US
– BALLAST a gun …1900s US sl.
– BARKER 1. a pistol …1815 sl.
2. a big artillery gun …Bk1944 service sl.
– BARKING IRON a pistol …1791 Ireland cant
– BARNDOOK a gun; a rifle …Amer. World War I sl.
– BEANSHOOTER a shotgun; a six-chambered fireman, esp. a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BELLY-BUSTER a shotgun …1968 Amer. dial.
– BELLY GUN a small gun that is most effective when fired at short range, esp. when aimed at a victim’s abdomen …1920s sl., orig. US
– BESSIE a shotgun or rifle …1965 Amer. dial.
– BESSY a gun; often applied to one’s favourite gun …1832 sl., orig. US
– BETSEY a gun; often applied to one’s favourite gun …1832 sl., orig. US
– BETSY a gun; often applied to one’s favourite gun …1832 sl., orig. US
– BIG BOY 1. a large gun, generally of an eight-inch bore or more …Amer. World War I sl.
2. a shotgun …1970 Amer. dial.
– BIG ROD a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BIG STICK a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BIG TOTER a shotgun …1970 Amer. dial.
– BLACK-EYED SUSAN a revolver …1889 US sl.
– BLOOMERS gun covers …World War II Amer. navy sl.
– BLOTTER MACHINE a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– BLOWER a shotgun …1970 Amer. dial.
– BLOWGUN a short-barrelled shotgun or a large-barrelled pistol …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BLOWPIPE a rifle …1921 Amer. dial.
– BLUE LIGHTNING a revolver …1889 Amer. dial.
– BLUNDERBUSS a sawed-off shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BOM the sound caused by the discharge of a gun, less deep and sonorous than a ‘boom’ …1906
– BONDOOK a rifle …Amer. World War I sl.
– BONE-CRUSHER a heavy rifle …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BOOM BOOM any small arm …Bk1944 Amer. services sl.
– BRITCH the breech of a gun …1899 Amer. dial.
– BRITCH-LOADER a shotgun …1923 Amer. dial.
– BROOMSTICK a gun or rifle …L19 Can. sl.
– BUBBLE GUN a shotgun …1969 Amer. dial.
– BUFFALO GUN a large calibre gun …1989 US Korean war usage
– BUFFER a pistol …1812 sl.
– BULLDOSER a large pistol …L19 US sl.
– BULLDOZER a large pistol …L19 US sl.
– BUNDOOK a rifle …Amer. World War I sl.
– BURNER a gun; a pistol …Bk2006 US sl.
– BURP GUN an automatic pistol …US colloq.
– BUSTER a shotgun …1968 Amer. dial.
– CANE OF FIRE † a gun or firearm …1550
– CANISTER a firearm …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
– CANNON a revolver …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
– CAT-AND-RAT RIFLE a small-calibre rifle …1940 Amer. dial.
– CHATTERBOX a machine gun …Bk1944 service sl.
– CHATTERER a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CHATTERGUN a machinegun or sub-machinegun …1930s sl.
– CHICAGO ATOMIZER an automatic rifle …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO BANJO a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO BLOTTER a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO CHATTERBOX a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO CHOPPER a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO COFFEE-GRINDER a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO GRIND-ORGAN a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO MOWING-MACHINE a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO PIANO a Thompson sub-machinegun, which achieved notoriety as the preferred weapon of the Chicago gangsters in the 1920s and later …1940s US sl.
– CHICAGO RIVETER a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO TOMMY a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO TYPEWRITER a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO VIOLIN a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHILLER a gun …20C Amer. sl.
– CHOPPER a tommy gun or machine gun …1929 Amer. sl.
– CHUNK a gun considered as a chunk of iron …Bk2006 US criminals’ sl.
– COFFEE GRINDER a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– COFFEE MILL a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COUGHING CLARA a heavy artillery gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– CRACKER a pistol …18C sl.
– DAG a gun or pistol, a handgun …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– DEATH ORGAN a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DEUCE-DEUCE a .22-caliber pistol …Bk2006 US street sl.
– DEVIL’S PIANO a machine gun …World War II Amer. sl.
– DEWEY a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DISSOLVER a revolver …1910s Aust. sl.
– DOOEY a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– E-DEUCE an M-14 automatic rifle …1977 US sl.
– EQUALIZER a gun; a pistol …Bk2006 US sl.
– EMMA GEE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FALSE FIRE † a blank discharge of firearms …1633
– FIREFIGHT a gun battle, esp. on the streets or in an alley; used in rap songs …1990s US Black sl.
– FIRE-IRON a gun …1911 Amer. dial.
– FIRE STICK a rifle …1968 Amer. dial.
– FIRING IRON a rifle …1968 Amer. dial.
– FIRING STICK a rifle …1968 Amer. dial.
– FLAMER a gun …1997 US Black sl.
– FLUTE a pistol …c1840 sl.
– FO-FO a .44 calibre pistol …Bk2006 US sl.
– GAS-PIPE 1. a jocular term for a gun of inferior quality …1897
2. a rifle …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GAT a gun, esp. a pistol; in the Royal Air Force, a rifle …1897 US sl.
– GATT a revolver or pistol …1897 sl., orig. US
– GONG a gun …1995 US sl.
– GOOSE GUN a sawed-off shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GOSSIPING LAD a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GRIND-ORGAN a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GRUEL-STICK a rifle …E20 military sl.
– GUN-SHOT a pistol …1663
– HEAT a gun …1929 sl., orig. US
– HEATER a gun …1929 sl., orig. US
– HIPE a rifle …1917 army sl.
– HOGLEG a six-chambered firearm, esp. a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HOSE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HOT CROSS BUN a gun …1992 UK rhyming sl.
– HOTLOAD a powerful firearm cartridge …1970s US sl.
– HULL an empty pistol cartridge case …1957 US sl.
– HUSH-EM a silencer attached to a handgun …1949 US sl.
– HUSH PUPPY a Smith and Wesson 9 mm pistol; the silencer attached to the pistol …1982 US sl.
– IRISH KARATE the use of a shotgun …1990s Aust. sl.
– IRON a pistol …1836 sl.
– IRONMONGER firearms collectively …1902 sl.
– JANIE a nickname for a shotgun …1967 Amer. dial.
– JENNY a rifle …1968 Amer. dial.
– JOHN ROSCOE a gun, esp. a pistol or revolver …1938 US sl.
– KILL-DEVIL a gun …1699 UK sl.
– LADY FROM BRISTOL a pistol ..1968 rhyming sl.
– LADY OF BRISTOL a pistol …20C rhyming sl., orig. Aust.
– LAWN MOWER a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LEAD-PUSHER a pistol …1922 US West. sl.
– LEAD-SPITTER a firearm …1927 Amer. sl.
– LEAD TOWEL a pistol …M18 sl.
– LEVEL † the ‘sight’ of a gun …1611
– LIGHTNING STOCK a rifle …1850 US sl.
– LONEY GUN a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LONG a rifle …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LONG-CUT-SHORT a sawed-off shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LONG ROD a rifle …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LONG TOM 1. a long-barrelled gun, esp. one with a large bore …1849 Amer. dial.
2. a French 155-mm rifle …Amer. World War I sl.
– MAC a Mac-10 machine pistol …1990s sl.
– MACHINE a machine gun …1995 US sl.
– MACHINE GAT a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MACHINERY a revolver, a pistol …1990s sl.
– MA DEUCE a Browning M-2 .50-caliber heavy machine gun …a1982 Amer. sl.
– MAD MOLLY the M-60 machine gun …1982 Amer. Army sl.
– MAG a magnum pistol …1970-71 Amer. sl.
– MAGGIE 1. an automatic pistol …1910s US criminals’ sl.
2. any revolver that fires a cartridge that is more powerful than standard ammunition …1957 US sl.
– MAHOSKA, THE anything illicit or necessarily secret; anything conferring power; a weapon or an item of contraband; a pistol or revolver …1943 Amer. sl.
– MAHOSKER, THE anything illicit or necessarily secret; anything conferring power; a weapon or an item of contraband; a pistol or revolver …1943 Amer. sl.
– M AND M a 9mm pistol …1999 US sl.
– MANNING-PIECE a gun …1834 jocular
– MEAT-GETTER a rifle; a shotgun …1968 Amer. dial.
– MEAT-GUN a rifle or shotgun …1960 Amer. dial.
– MEAT-IN-THE-POT a nickname for a firearm …1869 Amer. dial.
– METAL a pistol, a revolver, a gun …2000s sl.
– M.G. a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MINCING MACHINE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MOSQUITO a musket …1845 Amer. jocular
– MOWING MACHINE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MUCK-STICK a musket, a rifle …20C Royal Navy sl.
– NAIL the trigger of a gun …1787 Sc.
– NEB the muzzle-point of a gun …1838 Sc.
– NOISE a gun …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– NOISE TOOL a firearm …1922 Amer. jocular
– OLD BESS a gun …1895 Eng. dial.
– OLD BESSIE a shotgun or rifle …1965 Amer. dial.
– OLD BESSY a gun …1895 Eng. dial.
– OLD BETSY one’s favourite gun; a shotgun or rifle …1832 sl., orig. US
– OLD EMILY a gun …1895 Eng. dial.
– OLD MEAT-IN-THE-POT a nickname for a firearm …1907 Amer. dial.
– OLD SMOKY 1. a pistol …1959 US sl.
2. a shotgun …1965 Amer. dial.
– OLD WOMAN a swivel-mounted deck gun …1823 US Navy sl.
– ONE-EYED SCRIBE a revolver, a pistol …M19 US sl.
– ORGAN † firearms of more or less elaborate construction, machine-guns, etc. …a1548
– OSCAR a handgun …1949 US sl.
– OWLHEAD a kind of usually inexpensive revolver frequently having a finger hole in the grip allowing it to be used in addition as a ‘knuckle duster’ …1942 Amer. sl.
– OWL’S HEAD a kind of usually inexpensive revolver frequently having a finger hole in the grip allowing it to be used in addition as a ‘knuckle duster’ …1927 Amer. sl.
– P-38 a police-issue .38 calibre revolver …1976 US sl.
– PAIR OF NOSTRILS a sawn-off shotgun …2002 UK sl.
– PEA-SHOOTER a rifle; a firearm, esp. one so called by a person who scorns its small calibre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PENNY-NICKLE-NICKLE an M-114 155-mm howitzer …1990 US sl.
– PEPPER-GUN a shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PEPPER POT a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PIECE a gun …16C
– PHIL a gun …1992 UK rhyming slang for ‘Phil the fluter; ‘shooter’
– PHIL THE FLUTER a gun …1992 UK rhyming slang for ‘shooter’
– PLINKER an airgun or other cheap low-calibre firearm …1982 sl.
– POKE STALK a shotgun or rifle …1936 Amer. dial.
– POLK STALK a shotgun or rifle …1936 Amer. dial.
– POM-POM 1. a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
2. a pump-action shotgun …1970s US criminals’ sl.
– POP NINE a 9mm pistol …1990s sl.
– POP-OFF the act of reaching for a firearm …1990s W. Indies sl.
– POPPER a pistol, a gun …M18 sl.
– POP-POP 1. a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
2. the noise of a gun being fired …1990s US Black teen sl.
– POPS pocket-pistols …M19 sl.
– POP-SQUIRT any kind of squirt gun …1905 Amer. dial.
– PRUT the sound of a rifle shot …1898
– PUFF BOX a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUTT-PUTT a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– QUAD-FIFTY a quadruple mount .50 calibre machine gun, a devastating truck-drawn trailer-mounted weapon …1953 US sl.
– QUAKER GUN a dummy gun in a ship or fort …1809 US
– QUEEN ANNE an old-fashioned gun; a long barrel, big bore gun …1833 Sc.
– QWASHA a homemade gun, made from piping, springs, and rubber tubing …1980s S. Afr. sl.
– RAG MOUTH a muzzle-loading rifle …1969 Amer. dial.
– RAINCOAT an Ingram Mac-10 machine pistol …1990s UK criminals’ sl.
– RAM AND DAM a muzzle-loading gun …M19 sl.
– RAM AND DAMN a muzzle-loading gun …M19 sl.
– RAT-A-TAT a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RATCH † the lock of a musket …1796 Sc.
– RATTLE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RATTLEBOX a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RATTLER a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RATTLESNAKE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– REPORTER a duelling pistol …1827 Irish sl.
– REVULVER a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RIVETER a machine gun …Amer. World War I sl.
– ROD a pistol, a revolver …1903 sl., chiefly US
– ROSCOE a gun, esp. a pistol or revolver …1914 US sl.
– SALVE † a discharge of firearms …1577-87
– SATURDAY NIGHT PISTOL a cheap handgun of the type used by petty criminals …1929 sl.
– SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL a cheap handgun of the type used by petty criminals …1929 sl.
– SAW a saw-handled pistol …M19 US sl.
– SAWED-OFF a sawn-off shotgun …1920s US sl.
– SAW-HANDLE a saw-handled pistol …M19 US sl.
– SAWYER a sawn-off shotgun …1940s US criminals’ sl.
– SCATTER-BARREL a shotgun …1966 Amer. dial.
– SCATTER-GUN a shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCRAPE-FIRE a flintlock firearm …1917 Amer. dial.
– SHEEP LEG a handgun …1936 Amer. dial.
– SHEEP’S LEG a handgun …1951 Amer. dial.
– SHOOTER a revolver …1840 sl.
– SHOOTING-IRON a rifle or revolver …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– SHOOTING STICK a rifle …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SHO-SHO a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SHOT GUN a machine gun …Bk1944 service sl.
– SHOTTIE a shotgun …1980 NZ sl.
– SHOULDER-BUSTER a shotgun …1968 Amer. dial.
– SILENT PERCY a type of German high-velocity gun, and its shell …WWI military usage
– SILENT SUSAN a type of German high-velocity gun, and its shell …WWI military usage
– SIXER a six-chambered fireman, esp. a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SIX-GUN a six-chambered fireman, esp. a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SIX-SHOOTER a revolver with six chambers …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– SIX-SHOT a six-chambered fireman, esp. a revolver …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SIXTEEN an M-16 rifle …1985 US sl.
– SLIM a handgun …1950 US sl.
– SMITHY a firearm manufactured by Smith & Wesson …1990s US criminals’ sl.
– SMOKE POLE a firearm …1849 Amer. dial.
– SMOKE-STICK a gun …1927 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– SMOKE-WAGON a gun …1891 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– SNAPHANCE 1. an early form of flint-lock used in muskets and pistols …1588
  2. a musket, gun, etc. fitted with a lock of this kind, used in the 16th-17th centuries …1590 Hist.
– SNUBBIE, SNUBBY a short-barrelled pistol …1981 UK sl.
– SNUG a small revolver that can be concealed easily …20C US criminal sl.
– SPEAKEASY a sawed-off shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SPUTTERER a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STEEL a pistol …1993 US sl.
– STEPPING SAM a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STICK a rifle …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STUTTERER a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SUB-GUN a sub-machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TARGET a small-bore rifle …1923 Amer. dial.
– TA-TA a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TATTOO NEEDLE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THUNGE a loud, hollow sound; the report of a gun, or of a loud peal of thunder; a heavy blow or fall producing such a sound …1849 Eng. dial.
– TOMMY a sub-machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TOMMY-GUN a sub-machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TOOL a weapon, esp. a gun …1938 criminals’ sl.
– TRENCH BROOM a machine gun …World War I Amer. sl.
– TWO-PIPE SCATTER-GUN a double-barrelled shotgun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TYPER a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– TYPEWRITER a machinegun …1915 sl.
– UKELELE a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– VENTILATOR a machine gun …1962 US sl.
– VIOLIN a machine gun …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– VIZZY the sight on the barrel of a gun …1824 Sc.
– WAGON a revolver …1930s US criminals’ sl.
– WOODPECKER a machinegun …1898 Aust. & US military sl.
– YAGER a rifle …1840 US
gun – person (includes GUNMAN)
– BADMAN a desperado, an outlaw, a gunman; a violent or ruthless criminal; a villain …1855 chiefly US
– BEADER one who uses a handgun …1925 criminals’ sl.
– BIG STICK WIELDER a machine gunner …Bk1945 criminals’ sl. 
– BLASTER a gun; a gunman …1935 Amer. sl.
– CHOPPER a gunman who uses a machine gun …1929 Amer. criminals’ sl.
– GAT a gunman …1930 US criminals’ sl.
– GAT-TOTER a gunman; a hired gunman …1924 US criminals’ sl. 
– GUN MOLL a woman who carries a gun; an armed woman …1928 US sl.
– GUNNER 1.  one who makes or attends to guns; a gunmaker, a gunsmith …1463 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
2, one who shoots with a sporting gun or fowling piece …1753
– GUNNIST * a gunner …1894
– GUNNY a gun enthusiast; a proponent of gun possession …1957 US sl.
– GUNSEL a young gunman; a hired thug; a hoodlum …1942 US sl.
– GUNSHEL a gunman or armed thug …1943 US sl.
– GUN-SLINGER a western gunfighter; an armed criminal …1928 sl., chiefly US
– GUNSMAN * one armed with a gun; one who shoots with a gun …1766
– GUNTZEL a gunman or armed thug …1943 US sl.
– GUNZEL a gunman or armed thug …1943 US sl.
– GUNZL a gunman or armed thug …1943 US sl.
– HEAT-PACKER a gunman; an armed gangster …1949 criminals’ sl.
– HIP-SHOOTER a person who fires a gun held near the hip, without taking proper aim, typically in order to shoot quickly …1899 orig. & chiefly US
– HIRED KILLER a gunman who leases his services to a less courageous man to remove an enemy …Bk1945 US Western sl. 
– PAPER-PUNCHER a handgun target shooter …1957 US sl.
– PISTOL-TOTER one who habitually carries a pistol …1905 Amer. dial.
– POPPER a gunman …2000s sl.
– RODMAN a gunman …1929 sl., chiefly US
– SHUTTER a gunman …2002 UK prison sl.
– TORPEDO a professional gunman …1929 US sl.
– TRIGGER MAN a gunman or a hired thug or bodyguard …1930 sl., chiefly US
– WIDOW-MAKER a gunman …Bk1975 Amer. sl. 
– YOUNG GUN a young person who uses a gun; also, a person who is inexperienced in the use of guns …1840
gun – verbs
– ARCHIE to fire at with an anti-aircraft gun …1917
– BEND to cock a gun …Bk1911 Sc.
– BUFFALO to strike on the head with the barrel of a gun …1961 Amer. dial.
– BUILD A SMOKE to produce smoke when firing a gun …1953 Amer. dial.
– CAP to fire a gun …1970s sl., orig. US Black
– CAP-BANG of a gun: to explode slowly …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CARRY to carry a firearm …1971 US sl.
– COP to place a percussion cup in a musket so that it can be fired without delay …US Civil War usage
– FAN to strike the hammer of a revolver repeatedly and rapidly with the side of the free hand so as to fire several shots quickly; to fire a pistol in this manner …1891 Amer. sl.
– FLASH ONE’S STICKS to expose one’s pistols …1812 sl.
– FLASH THE MUZZLE to produce a pistol …c1823 sl.
– PACK to carry a weapon, usually a gun or knife …L19 sl., orig. US
– PACK A HEATER to carry a gun …1920s US sl.
– PACK A ROD to carry a gun …1920s US sl.
– PACK HEAT to carry a gun …1920s US sl.
– RACK to load a gun …1997 US sl.
– RAISE THE REEK to fire a gun …1833 Sc.
– ROD UP to arm oneself with a gun …1929 US sl.
– ROOSTER to cock a gun …20C US jocular euphemism for ‘cock’
– SCALE of a gun: to discharge it …Bk1904 Sc.
– TAKE A POP AT to fire a gun, to shoot at …M19 sl.
gun – interjections
– PRUT! * representing the sound of a rifle shot …1899
 
GUNFIRE – nouns
– CAPPING gunfire …1970s sl., orig. US Black
– CHATTER OF THE GUNS gunfire; a bombardment …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHICAGO LIGHTNING gunfire …1920s US sl.
 
GUNPOWDER – nouns
– DAVY’S DUST gunpowder …c1830 UK criminals’ sl.
– SULPHUR † thunder and lightning, a discharge of gunpowder, etc. …1607
 
GURGLE – verbs
– GAGGER to make a sound in the throat as of one mad with thirst …1891 Sc.
– RUTTLE to gurgle, to make a gurgling sound …B1900 Eng. dial.
 
GURGLING – nouns
– GAGGER a rough, gurgling sound in the throat …c1930 Sc.
 
GURKHA – person
– JOHNNY GURK a Gurkha soldier …c1915 army sl.
– JOHNNY GURKHA a Gurkha soldier …c1915 army sl.
 
GURU – person
– BABA any guru or spiritual guide …1977
– YODA a person who embodies the characteristics of Yoda, esp. in being wise; an elder, sage, or guru …1984
 
GUSH – nouns
– PASH a sudden rush or flow of water; a gush …1856 Eng. dial.
gush – verbs
– PASH of rain or water: to come down suddenly and heavily; to gush out …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SCOOT to eject liquid forcibly; to squirt; to flow or gush forth …1897 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YET † to gush forth or flow in a stream, as water, tears, blood …a900 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
GUSSET – nouns
– GAIR a strip or triangular piece of cloth, a gusset in a garment …1765 Sc.
 
GUSTO – nouns
– VIR vigour, energy, activity, briskness, gusto, force, impetuosity …1738 Sc.
– VIRR vigour, energy, briskness, gusto, force, impetuosity …1738 Sc.
 
GUSTY – adjectives
– BLADDIN breezy, gusty …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLASHY rainy, wet, gusty …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLASTFUL full of or exposed to blasts of wind; windy, gusty …1883
– BLASTIE gusty, blustering …Bk1911 Sc.
– CANKERED of the weather or sky: threatening, lowering; gusty …1803 Sc.
– FAFFY gusty, apt to blow about …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– PUFFY gusty 
– RAGGLISH erratic, subject to sudden unpredictable change; of weather: boisterous, uncertain, gusty with rain …1804 Sc.
– YEASTY gusty, stormy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
GUTTER – adjectives
– KENNELLED lying in the gutter …1794
– KENNELLY such as is found in a gutter …1803
gutter – nouns 
– CANEL, CANNEL † the gutter or surface watercourse in a street, or by a road …c1380
– GUZZLE † a gutter, a drain …1598 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– KENELL, KENNEL the surface drain of a street; the gutter …1582
– KENNELAGE † gutters collectively …1612
– LAUNDER a rain-water gutter …1891
– RICKET a narrow gutter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– VALLEY any small channel or hollow as a drain or gutter in a roof …1787 Eng. dial.
– VENNEL an open drain or gutter; a sewer …1641 N. Eng. dial.
 
GUZZLE – verbs
– BEZZLE to make away with a large quantity of food or especially drink; to drink to excess; to guzzle, to revel …1612
– GOGGLE to drink greedily; to guzzle …1948 Amer. dial.
– GOOZLE to swallow, to guzzle, to drink too fast …1914 Amer. dial.
– GUGGLE to drink greedily; to guzzle …1948 Amer. dial.
– GURGLE (DOWN) to eat noisily; to drink, to guzzle …1942 Amer. dial.
– LAP to drink liquor greedily; to guzzle …a1889 US sl.
– LAP UP to drink liquor greedily; to guzzle …1908 US sl.
 
GUZZLING – nouns
– GURGITATION † swallowing, guzzling …1542
 
GYMNASIUM – nouns
– GYM a gymnasium …1866 Amer. colloq.
– MEAT-MARKET a body-building gymnasium …M20 US sl.
– MEAT-RACK a body-building gymnasium .,..1976 US sl.
– PALAESTRA, PALESTRA a place devoted to the public teaching and practice of wrestling and other athletic exercises; a wrestling-school, gymnasium …1412-20
gymnasium – person 
– GYM BUNNY someone who makes regular use of a gymnasium …2001 UK sl.
– GYM CAD † a gymnasium instructor …c1870 Royal Military Academy usage
– GYMHEAD someone who exercises obsessively and therefore spends a great deal of time in a gymnasium …2002 UK sl.
– GYM JUNKIE a person who visits the gym an inordinate amount …Aust. sl.
– GYM QUEEN a man who spends a great deal of time at a gym …1994 US sl.
– GYM RAT an athlete; a sports enthusiast; a person who frequents gymnasiums; an exercise fanatic; anyone fanatically pursuing a course of activity, a career, etc.  …1978 Amer. sl.
gymnasium – verbs
– GET ONE’S A to pass a certain standard in the gymnasium …Bk1909 Harrow usage
 
GYMNASTICS – adjectives
– GYMNASTICAL pert. to athletic exercises of the body; concerned with gymnastics …1581
gymnastics – nouns
– ACTIVITY † physical exercise, gymnastics, athletics …1552
– GYM NASTY TRICKS gymnastics …20C Brit. schoolboys’ sl.
– GYMMY gymnastics …M19 Brit. schoolboys’ sl.
gymnastics – person
– GYMNASTICER † one who trains others in gymnastic exercises …1574
gymnastics – verbs
– GYMNASTICISE to practise gymnastic exercises …1828
 
GYNAECOLOGIST – person
– CANOE INSPECTOR a gynecologist …1965 US sl.
– FANNY QUACK a gynaecologist …1999 UK sl.
– GYKE a gynaecologist …c1950 sl.
– GYNAE a gynaecologist …1933 UK sl.
– GYNIE gynaecology; a gynaecologist …1933 sl.
– GYNO gynaecology; a gynaecologist …1933. sl.
 
GYNAECOLOGY – nouns
– GYNIE 1. gynaecology; a gynaecologist …1933 sl.
2. a gynaecological examination …1995 UK sl.
– GYNO gynaecology; a gynaecologist …1933. sl.
 
GYPSY – adjectives
– EGYPTIAN gypsy …1749 humorous
– GIPPO, GYPPO (now offensive and derogatroy) designating a member of the Romani people …1924
– GIPPY pert. to a gypsy or gypsy culture …1930s sl.
– GYPSIAN characteristic of Gypsies …1632
gypsy – nouns
– CAMPROL a gypsy spell …1925 Sc.
– FAIR-GANG, THE gypsies …c1830 colloq.
– FAW-GANG a gang of gypsies, rogues, or beggars …1777
– GIPSYISM, GYPSYISM * the condition of being a Gypsy, esp. characterized as a disreputable or otherwise unconventional way of life …1615
– GIPSYRY, GYPSYRY a Romani encampment …1873
– GYPO-BASHING racially motivated physical attacks on gypsies …2000 UK sl.
– GYPSIETY † the quality of being a Gypsy …a1774
gypsy – person 
– BEDOUIN one who lives a Bedouin-like life; a gypsy …1863
– CAIRD a travelling tinker; a gypsy, a tramp, a sturdy beggar …1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CAMPER a gypsy, an itinerant tinker, etc. …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DIDAKAI, DIDDEKAI, DIDDICOY, DIDEKEI, DIDICOI, DIDICOY, DIDYCOY a gypsy …1853 sl.
– EGYPTIAN a gypsy …1514
– FAA a gypsy or a vagabond …Bk1874 Eng. dial.
– FAW a gypsy …1756
– GADJO with reference or Romani use: a non-Romani person …1886
– GADZO with reference or Romani use: a non-Romani person …1886
– GAGO a non-Gypsy …Bk1975 Amer. Gypsy usage
– GAJO a stranger, a non-gypsy …1933 UK gypsy usage
– GENTLEMAN OF THE ROAD a gypsy …1969
– GIP, GYP (sometimes offensive) a Gypsy …1886 colloq.
– GIPPO, GYPO, GYPPO (now offensive and derogatory) a member of the Romani people; a Gypsy; also, a poor or ill-kempt person …1868
– GIPPY a gypsy …1913 sl.
– GIPSEN  a gypsy …1534
– GIPSY a member of a wandering race of Hindu origin, which first appeared in England about the beginning of the 16th century, and was then believed to have come from Egypt …1537
– GIPTIAN  a gypsy …Bk1886
– GITANA a female gypsy …1845
– GITANO a male (Spanish) gypsy …1834
– GYPPER (derogatory, casually racist) a gypsy …L19 UK sl.
– GYPPIE, GYPPY a gypsy …1913 sl.
– HALF-SCRAG a half-caste gypsy …1893 UK sl.
– JIPPO (usually derogatory) a gypsy …L19 sl.
– KAIRD a travelling tinker; a gypsy, tramp, vagrant …1663 Sc.
– LAND-PIRATE a highwayman; a wandering thief; a gypsy …1609 sl.
– MAN’S MAN a gypsy …17C Brit. sl.
– MITCHAM GYPSY a person who wishes to be or pretends to be a gypsy …2000 Brit. sl.
– MOONMAN a gypsy …1608 thieves’ sl.
– MOON’S MAN a gypsy …1603 thieves’ sl.
– MUMPER a half-breed gypsy, a ‘second-rate’ gypsy, i.e. one who has no van …M19 sl.
– PIKER a vagrant, a tramp; a Gypsy …M19 sl.
– PIKEY a Gypsy or member of a travelling people; more generally, a lower-class person regarded as coarse or disreputable (now regarded as offensive) …1847 Eng. dial. & sl.
– RAG-HEAD a gypsy …20C US sl.
– ROMANY RYE a gentleman that talks and associates with gypsies …M19 colloq.
– ROSSIE (derogatory) a promiscuous woman; a woman who travels or wanders about; a female Gypsy …E20 Irish
– SAD CATTLE prostitutes, viewed as a group; impudent, lewd women; gypsies …c1698 UK criminals’ sl. 
– STROLLER a vagabond, itinerant, man of no settled abode; a gypsy, beggar, peddler, hawker, etc. …c1696 sl.
– TANTREL, TANTRELL, TANTRIL an idle, unsettled person, who will not fix to any employment; a desultory wanderer or vagabond; hence, a gypsy …Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– TINKER in Scotland and north of Ireland, the ordinary name for a gypsy …1561
– TINKLER a tinker; a worker in metal; in Scotland, north of England, and Ireland, a gypsy or other itinerant mender of pots, pans, and metal-work …c1175 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TINKLER’S-GIPSY a wandering vagabond, a gypsy …1786 Sc.
– TRANTRELL, TRANTRILL an idle person, esp. a girl; a vagrant, a vagabond; a gypsy …1684 Eng. dial.
– VAGABOND * a nomad; a gypsy …1756
– ZIGEUNER a gypsy …1845
– ZIGEUNERBARON a gypsy baron …1963
– ZIGEUNERIN a female gypsy …1845
– ZINCALA a female Spanish gypsy …1868
– ZINCALO a Spanish gypsy …1843
– ZINGANA a gypsy girl or woman …1722
– ZINGANO a gypsy …1581
– ZINGARA a gypsy girl or woman …1617
– ZINGARO  a gypsy …1617
gypsy – person, other
– GIPSIOLOGIST * one who makes a special study of gypsies …1875
– GIPSOLOGIST * one who makes a special study of gypsies …1863
– GIPSYOLOGIST * one who makes a special study of gypsies …1863
– ROMANY RYE a non-gypsy gentleman who associates with gypsies …M19 sl.
– WALKING MORT a tramp or gypsy’s woman …Bk1904 sl. 
gypsy – verbs
– GIPSY, GYPSY † to live or act like a Gypsy; to have meals in the open air …1820
 
GYRATE – verbs
– GYRE to turn round; to revolve, to whirl, to gyrate …1598