Main definitions of gun control in English

: gun control1gun control2

gun control1

noun

mass noun
  • The regulation of the sale and use of firearms.

    ‘a call for stricter gun control’
    as modifier ‘a debate on federal gun control legislation’

Main definitions of gun control in English

: gun control1gun control2

gun control2

noun

mass noun
  • 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..

Origin

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