Definition of gunfire:
barrage, drive-by, air support, blast, artillery, salvo, heavy arms attack, crossfire, shots, report, artillery support, thunder, shellburst, fire to pin down someone, cannonading, exchange, detonation, shooting, volley, gunshot, fire fight, crackle, bombardment, explosion, discharge, box of fire, cannonade, fire, curtain, fusillade, friendly fire, creeping barrage, mortar fire, firing, curtain of fire, cover, burst, enfilade, air strike.
" They know it," he groaned, as he dashed to the window, and then backed away, after seeing that he was right, and that Glyddyr was coming along the pier, scattering coins among the little crowd that had gathered round, while the sound of hurrying feet could be heard as men and boys, attracted by the gunfire, were running down to the harbour.- "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
- "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War", Ben Viljoen.
They touched the brink of the battlefields; a rain of dead gunfire began along the sides of the road, shell- holes with hairy edges of dried thistles and, at the bottom of each, green moss stiffened with ice.- "The Happy Foreigner", Enid Bagnold.