bumpfire etymology

English word bumpfire comes from English fire, English bump

Detailed word origin of bumpfire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fire English (eng) (farriery) to cauterize. (intransitive) to shoot a gun, a cannon or a similar weapon. (intransitive, computer sciences, software engineering) to initiate an event (by means of an event handler). (intransitive, dated) to be irritated or inflamed with passion. (intransitive, dated) to catch fire; to be kindled. (intransitive, physiology) to cause an action potential in a cell. (transitive) to [...]
bump English (eng) (Internet) A post in an Internet forum thread made in order to raise the thread's profile by returning it to the top of the list of active threads.. (rowing) The point, in a race in which boats are spaced apart at the start, at which a boat begins to overtake the boat ahead.. (slang) A dose of a drug such as ketamine or cocaine, when snorted recreationally.. (snooker, slang) The jaw of [...]
bumpfire English (eng) Pertaining to the bumpfire method of autofiring. A method of automatic weapons fire that uses recoil forces to fire the next round To fire a gun with bumpfire, either deliberately or accidentally.

Words with the same origin as bumpfire

Descendants of fire
Fireland bump firing firable firie firy