gunsel

noun
gun·​sel | \ ˈgən(t)-səl How to pronounce gunsel (audio) \

Definition of gunsel

slang
: gunman

First Known Use of gunsel

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gunsel

argot gunsel catamite, perhaps modification of Yiddish gendzl gosling

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“Gunsel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gunsel. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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