Gunfire - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡʌnfaɪər|  American pronunciation of the word gunfire
Brit.  |ˈɡʌnfʌɪə|  British pronunciation of the word gunfire

noun

- the act of shooting a gun(syn: gunshot)

the gunfire endangered innocent bystanders

Examples

We heard gunfire in the distance.

I heard a burst of distant gunfire.

Two men were shot in an exchange of gunfire with the police.

We could hear the crack of gunfire in the distance.

The aircraft were met by a hail of gunfire.

They raked the room with gunfire.

the faint rattle of distant gunfire

Occasional bursts of gunfire are a reminder that the rebels are still active.

Two gunmen riddled the bus with gunfire.

The sound of gunfire made the crowd scatter in all directions.

People close their windows at night in a vain attempt to shut out the sound of gunfire.

Our endless gunfire will soon wear the enemy down, so that he will yield.

the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire

The gunfire raked the coast

he heard a spatter of gunfire

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