: a special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Word History

Etymology

probably from government man

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of G-man was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“G-man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/G-man. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

G-man

noun

ˈjē-ˌman
: a special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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