small-bore

[ smawl-bawr, -bohr ]
/ ˈsmɔlˌbɔr, -ˌboʊr /
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adjective

of, noting, or relating to a .22-caliber firearm.
insular or parochial in scope, attitude, etc.: small-bore officials.

Nearby words

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  2. small time,
  3. small town,
  4. small white,
  5. small wonder,
  6. small-cap,
  7. small-claims court,
  8. small-minded,
  9. small-saver certificate,
  10. small-scale

Origin of small-bore

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for small-bore

small-bore

adjective

(of a firearm) having a small bore, especially one of less than .22 calibre
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