Definition of handgun noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

handgun

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhændɡʌn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhændɡʌn//
 
Weapons
 
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a small gun that you can hold and fire with one hand A man carrying a handgun ordered bank employees to fill a large plastic bag with cash. See related entries: Weapons
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: handgun