gun-toting

1 of 2

adjective

: carrying and using a gun usually for criminal purposes
the gun-toting brothers wanted here for armed assaultSpringfield (Massachusetts) Union

gun toting

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noun

plural -s
: the carrying and use of a gun usually for criminal purposes
stiffer punishment for gun totingW. T. Brannon

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

toting from present participle of tote

Noun

toting from gerund of tote

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gun-toting

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“Gun-toting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gun-toting. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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