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Definition of pistol grip

What is the definition of "pistol grip"?
  • noun
  • 1. The grip of a pistol, shaped to fit the hand.
    2. A similar grip sometimes used on a submachine gun or other firearm.
    3. A grip used on certain tools, such as a saw, shaped to fit the hand.


Use "pistol grip" in a sentence
  • "Even though the Persuader had a pistol grip instead of a stock I raised it high to my shoulder and sighted carefully down the barrel."

    "The outline turned again: Janus saw, unmistakably, the shadow of a protrusion above the barrel, thicker than the barrel, that began above the pistol grip and ran no more than a quarter of the barrel’s length, where it flared out in a bell."

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  • Spanish: pistol grip
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