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gunman

noun gun·man \-mən\

: a person (especially a man) who uses a gun to shoot someone or to try to shoot someone

Full Definition of GUNMAN

1
:  a man armed with a gun; especially :  a professional killer
2
:  a man noted for speed or skill in handling a gun

Examples of GUNMAN

  1. They were shot by an unknown gunman.

First Known Use of GUNMAN

1624
GUNMAN Defined for Kids

gunman

noun gun·man \ˈgən-mən\
plural gun·men \-mən\

Definition of GUNMAN for Kids

:  a criminal armed with a gun

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