a compact submachine gun made in Israel
Origin of Uziafter Uziel Gal (1923–2002), Israeli army officer, born in Germany, who designed it
nounpl. U·zis or U·ZIs
Any of various compact submachine guns having a caliber of 9 millimeters, originally designed in Israel in the 1950s.
Origin of UziAfter Uzi, el-Gal, 20th-century Israeli army officer and weapons designer.
- A type of compact submachine gun, having a caliber of 9 millimeters.
Named after Uziel “Uzi" Gal, the Israeli army officer who designed it.