[ loo-ger ]

  1. a brand of automatic pistol of 9-millimeter caliber, made in Germany.

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

How to use Luger in a sentence

  • There was a quick flash, and Ben was staring into the business end of a Luger automatic, gripped tightly in the broker's hand.

    The Onslaught from Rigel | Fletcher Pratt
  • Bartley was busy, assembling the Luger, and Cheyenne was watching him, when they glanced up simultaneously.

    Partners of Chance | Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • After the horses were hobbled and the packs arranged, Bartley decided to experiment a little with his new Luger automatic.

    Partners of Chance | Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • "That would be a pretty good gun to git hoss-thieves with," asserted the boy, still thinking of the Luger.

    Partners of Chance | Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • They might mean the difference between success and a Luger bullet.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F | R. Sidney Bowen

British Dictionary definitions for Luger


/ (ˈluːɡə) /

  1. trademark a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol

Origin of Luger

C20: named after George Luger (1849–1923), German gun designer

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