Definition of gunslinger
: a person noted for speed and skill in handling and shooting a gun especially in the American West
Examples of gunslinger in a Sentence
a gunslinger in the Wild West
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Mansfield Lake Ridge senior quarterback Jason Bean is staying close to home after the Eagles gunslinger committed to North Texas on Wednesday.
Despite the gunslingers and cowpokes, this lively history evokes the headiest days of the housing bubble of the early 2000s or the tulip mania that hypnotized Holland in the 1600s.
Mahomes’ gunslinger tendencies have also elicited both veiled and direct comparisons to Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre.
This gunslinger appears to be able to drive cars, lift dumbbells and shoot with deadly accuracy.
Elba plays the last gunslinger Roland Deschain, who embarks on a quest to save the titular dark tower (and thus his world and Earth) from destruction by the mysterious and evil Man in Black, played by Matthew McConaughey.
And so after the Broncos picked him on Saturday, there was an awkward moment when the NFL Network referred to Kelly as a fearless gunslinger.
His rivalry with Mariota persists, though, because while Winston is a spectacular gunslinger, Mariota has shown better decision-making skills and been more efficient as a result.
Dmitry Rogozin, the country's deputy prime minister, tweeted this video battlefield research to show off FEDOR, the baddest robot gunslinger in the East.
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GUNSLINGER Defined for English Language Learners
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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