Synonyms for Pistol:

n.

air gun, 045, air rifle, bb gun. pistol (noun)
handgun, side arm, shooting iron.
revolver (noun)
forty-five, gat, pill shooter, Nagant, Webley, mauser, 38 caliber, firearm, iron, barker, rod, magnum, six-gun, pocket, repeating, pepper pot, 32-caliber, automatic pistol, thirty-eight, gun, Ladysmith, handgun, automatic, 45 caliber, derringer, Smith and Wesson, 44-caliber, Steyr, Saturday Night Special, 22 caliber, Seven-shooter, piece, six-shooter.
weapon (noun)
blowgun, missile, stiletto, bow and arrow, spear, bomber, shell, rocket, bullet, ammunition, heater, sword, armament, club, lance, ordnance, musket, handgun, weapon, luger, repeater, knife, trigger, flamethrower, machete, javelin, cannon, mace, boomerang, bayonet, howitzer, mortar, ax, shooter, machine gun, blunderbuss, sidewinder, cutlass, piece, weaponry, torpedo, winchester, Bilbo, rifle, gun, colt, battery, shotgun, scimitar, carbine, peashooter, Remington, dagger, firearm, broadsword, muzzle, bazooka, rapier, arrow, revolver, artillery, claymore, blowpipe, saber, browning.

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Other relevant words:
automatic, forty-five, gat, mauser, air gun, barker, rod, Steyr, thirty-eight, shooting iron, derringer, side arm, Webley, Nagant, Ladysmith, repeating, Saturday Night Special, iron, pocket, magnum, six-shooter, automatic pistol, six-gun.

Usage examples for pistol

  1. Von Rittenheim started, a motion that caused three hands to seek as many pistol pockets. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  2. Does Benoix carry a pistol – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly