Definition of gun control in English:

gun control


  • 1The control and handling of a firearm; a mechanism that controls the firing of a gun.

  • 2Originally and chiefly US. The statutory regulation of the licensing and use of firearms; an instance or aspect of this..


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Daily Chronicle. From gun + control.


gun control

/ˈɡʌn kənˌtrəʊl/