Definition of small arms noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


small arms

BrE BrE//ˈsmɔːl ɑːmz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɔːl ɑːrmz//
[plural] Weapons
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small light weapons that you can carry in your hands They attacked the house with grenades and small arms. They heard the sound of small arms fire in the distance. See related entries: Weapons
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