pistolero

noun
pis·​to·​le·​ro | \ ˌpi-stə-ˈler-ō How to pronounce pistolero (audio) \
plural pistoleros

Definition of pistolero

: gunman

Examples of pistolero in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They were used by the Indians and then by the pistoleros during the revolution. San Antonio Express-News, 18 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of pistolero

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pistolero

Spanish, from pistola pistol

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“Pistolero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pistolero. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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