[ guhn-pawrt, -pohrt ]

  1. an aperture, as in a protective wall or the side of a ship, through which a gun can be aimed and fired.

Origin of gunport

First recorded in 1760–70; gun1 + port4

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

How to use gunport in a sentence

  • Cooper had assigned himself to a gunport in the east wall of the blockhouse.

    Shaman | Robert Shea
  • A rifle went off—Tom, at the gunport to the left of the front door.

    Shaman | Robert Shea