Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably

Brady Bill


a piece of legislation passed in 1994 that requires a five-day waiting period when purchasing a handgun and establishing a national criminal background system in the US; also called [Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act]


The Brady Bill requires background checks on those who wish to purchase handguns.

Word Origin

named for James Brady, press secretary, wounded during 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for brady bill
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for brady

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for brady bill