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Definition of gun verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gun
    he / she / it guns
    past simple gunned
    -ing form gunning
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  1. 1[intransitive] (of an engine) to run very quickly a line of motorcycles with their engines gunning
  2. 2[transitive] gun something + adv./prep. to start driving a vehicle very fast He gunned the cab through the red light.
  3. Phrasal Verbsbe gunning for somebodybe gunning for somethinggun somebodydown
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gun