equalizer

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equalizer

1. In sports, a goal that ties the score. And now we're headed into overtime because Jones scored an equalizer with less than two minutes left in regulation.
2. slang A weapon, especially a gun. I always have an equalizer in case things go south.

equalizer

n. a gun; a pistol. (Underworld.) Rocko carried an equalizer but wouldn’t dream of using it.