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1: a professional killer who uses a gun [syn: gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter]
2: a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability) [syn: gunman, gun]
noun Date: 1624 1. a man armed with a gun; especially a professional killer 2. a man noted for speed or skill in handling a gun
n. (pl. -men) a man armed with a gun, esp. in committing a crime.
(gunmen) A gunman is a man who uses a gun to commit a crime such as murder or robbery. (JOURNALISM) Two policemen were killed when gunmen opened fire on their patrol vehicle. N-COUNT
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