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Origin of smoking gun
Words nearby smoking gun
Example sentences from the Web for smoking gun
Plumbers, hush money, enemies list, smoking-gun tape, the whole nine yards.Watergate Remembered Four Decades Later at Washington Post Party|Howard Kurtz|June 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for smoking gun
Idioms and Phrases with smoking gun
Something that serves as indisputable evidence or proof, especially of a crime. For example, There is no smoking gun in the Oval Office; the President had no role in tampering with the evidence. This expression alludes to the smoke coming from a recently discharged firearm, a normal occurrence until the invention of smokeless powder. [Mid-1900s]