gar: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gär), [key]
— pl. gar, gars.
  1. Also calledany predaceous freshwater fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North America, covered with hard, diamond-shaped scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth.
  2. needlefish (def. 1).


Pronunciation: (gär), [key]
— garred, gar•ring.
  1. to compel or force (someone) to do something.
  2. to do, perform, or cause.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. garage.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Grand Army of the Republic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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