ammo


ammo
[“aemo]
1. n. ammunition.
There they were, trapped in a foxhole with no ammo, enemy all over the place. What do you think happened?
I don’t know. They sent out for ammo, maybe?
2. n. information or evidence that can be used to upport an argument or a charge.
I want to get some ammo on the mayor. I think he’s a crook.
Try to keep my traffic tickets a secret. The opposition will use them as ammo in the next election.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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