deadly weapon

This page is about the collocation deadly weapon

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


any object that's used for killing

For example

  • A carving knife can be a deadly weapon in the hands of a killer.

  • Any weapon that can fire ten bullets a second is extremely deadly.

A related collocation is "deadly force"

Quick Quiz

Which can be used a deadly weapon?

a. a pair of scissors

b. a water pistol

c. a killer app
a) a pair of scissors b) a water pistol c) a killer app

Contributor: Matt Errey