eat (one's) gun

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eat (one's) gun

To commit suicide by shooting oneself in the head through the roof of one's mouth. I didn't expect anyone in the movie to die, so I was shocked when the main character ate his gun.
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eat one’s gun

tv. to commit suicide by firing one’s gun into one’s mouth. The cop was very depressed and ended up eating his gun.
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They can't eat guns. In The True and Only Heaven (Norton, 1991), Christopher Lasch described the historical background against which this uniquely American democracy developed.