happiness is a warm gun means: John Lennon wrote this song for the Beatles’ White Album. A metaphor for happiness is “happiness being laid”: “Happiness’ is the equivalent of a warm gun.” Happiness in the song can be compared to satisfying sexual activity, which is like a gun getting warm. (in Community Dictionary, added by Melvin Guerrero)

What else does happiness is a warm gun mean?

  • You shouldn’t play a song at the funeral of a murder victim. (in Community Dictionary, added by Ian Black)
  • Lennon wrote the Beatles song Party About Yoko. The idea was derived from a magazine that had the headline “Happiness can be found in your hands.” Great song, period. (in Community Dictionary, added by Josafat Soto)