ghost gun

[ gohst-guhn ]

  1. a gun that does not have a serial number and cannot be easily traced, especially one assembled at home from parts purchased without a background check.

Origin of ghost gun

First recorded in 2010–15

Words Nearby ghost gun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ghost gun in a sentence

  • Now they will think it is his skin-bonneted Meermut that stalks to and fro with the ghost-gun of a ghost.

    The Three Mulla-mulgars | Walter De La Mare