- a handle or grip, as of a rifle or saw, shaped like the butt of a pistol.
Origin of pistol grip
First recorded in 1870–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for pistol grip
- a handle shaped like the butt of a pistol
- (as modifier)a pistol-grip camera