Uzi [oo-zee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural U·zis.
- a compact 9mm submachine gun of Israeli design.
Origin of Uzi 1955–60; after Uzi(el Gal), Israeli army officer who designed it Related Words for uzi, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Examples from the Web for uzi Contemporary Examples of uzi
In 2008, an 8-year old boy shot himself in the head while also attempting to fire an Uzi at a target.
August 28, 2014
In third place is Uzi Landau, who came to the party after a long career in Likud.
Brent E. Sasley
December 7, 2012
The other thing I kept thinking was, if I were there with an Uzi, I would have blasted all you [rioting Iranians].
December 3, 2012
In the introduction to the new Israeli edition, Uzi Weil called it, “The least of a book I have ever read, and the most.”
October 5, 2010
Dictators from Chile to Indonesia equipped their armies with Israeli-made Galil assault rifles and Uzi submachine guns.
June 22, 2010
British Dictionary definitions for uzi Uzi noun
- a sub-machine gun of Israeli design
Word Origin for Uzi C20: after Uziel Gal, the Israeli army officer who designed it Word Origin and History for uzi Uzi
1959, trademark name for Israeli-made submachine gun, developed by Usiel Gal (1923–2002), and manufactured by IMI.