gunslinger

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noun gun·sling·er \ˈgən-ˌsliŋ-ər\

Definition of gunslinger

  1. :  a person noted for speed and skill in handling and shooting a gun especially in the American West

Examples of gunslinger in a Sentence

  1. a gunslinger in the Wild West

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First Known Use of gunslinger

1920


GUNSLINGER Defined for English Language Learners

gunslinger

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Definition of gunslinger for English Language Learners

  • : someone (such as a character in a story, movie, or television show) who is known for being able to handle and shoot a gun extremely well

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