AskDefine | Define peashooter

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Noun

  1. A toy gun, consisting of a tube through which peas or small objects are blown.
  2. Any small or ineffective gun.

Extensive Definition

Pea shooter can refer to:
  • Pea shooter (toy), a toy consisting of a long tube that the user can blow through to shoot dried peas or small bits of paper
  • P-26 Peashooter, the first production all-metal monoplane fighter aircraft
  • A nickname for a shallow-cupped trumpet mouthpiece generally used to produce notes in the extreme high register
  • Slang for any firearm with weak firepower

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

automatic, blowgun, blowpipe, firearm, flamethrower, gat, gun, handgun, heater, musket, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, rod, sawed-off shotgun, shooting iron, shotgun, six-gun, six-shooter
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