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- A gun which fires loads consisting of small metal balls, called shot, from a cartridge.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver.
- I've got shotgun! (I will sit in the passenger seat.)
- (US) A one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.
- Elvis Presley was born in a two-bedroom shotgun in Tupelo, Mississippi.
- (American football) A play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the snapper when the ball is hiked, ideally allowing for an easier pass play.
- double-barrelled shotgun
- ride shotgun
- sawn-off shotgun / sawed-off shotgun
- shotgun sequencing
- shotgun shack
- shotgun wedding
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Third person singular
- (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To inhale from a pipe or other smoking device, followed shortly by an exhalation into someone else’s mouth.
- (informal, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To verbally lay claim to (something)
- I got a day off because I shotguned it.
- (baseball, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To hit the ball directly back at the pitcher.
- (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To rapidly drink a beverage from a can by making a hole in the bottom of the can, placing the hole above one's mouth, and opening the top.
Adjectiveshotgun (not comparable)
- Of or relating to a shotgun.
- The ground was littered with shotgun shells.
- Occuring as a result of the threat of force.
- Utilizing numerous or highly diverse means to achieve a particular result.
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