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Definition of "gunning" []

  • Maine The sport of hunting: "Usually any kind of a tight camp will be kept available through our gunning . . . season” ( John Gould). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gunning" in a sentence
  • ""When I grow up," I said after a minute, "I'm goin 'gunning for them.""
  • "The idea of punt gunning is to sneak up on rafted ducks and geese in a low profile boat and shoot the flock on the water at about 40 yards with a lot of shot from a very big gun."
  • "Running and gunning is how it's done on Barbour, Choccolocco, Blue Spring, Hollins, Lowndes, Scotch, and Black Warrior WMAs."