Meaning of bayonet
Pronunciation: (bā'u-nit, -net", bā"u-net'), [key]
— n., v., -net•ed -net•ted, -net•ing -net•ting.
- a daggerlike steel weapon that is attached to or at the muzzle of a gun and used for stabbing or slashing in hand-to-hand combat.
- a pin projecting from the side of an object, as the base of a flashbulb or camera lens, for securing the object in a bayonet socket.
- to kill or wound with a bayonet.
- bayonet (Thesaurus)