a a shoulder firearm with unrifled bore designed for the discharge of small shot at short range and used mainly for hunting small game
b (as modifier)
2 (American football) an offensive formation in which the quarterback lines up for a snap unusually far behind the line of scrimmage
3 (Chiefly U.S.) involving coercion or duress
a shotgun merger
4 (Chiefly U.S.) involving or relying on speculative suggestions, etc.
a shotgun therapy
vb , -guns, -gunning, -gunned
5 tr (U.S.) to shoot or threaten with or as if with a shotgun
Informal a wedding into which one or both partners are coerced, usually because the woman is pregnant
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
technique used for smoking a marijuana joint in two, consisting in one person inhaling the smoke exhaled by the other one
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member.
It's easy and only takes a few seconds: