gunrunner

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gun·run·ner

 (gŭn′rŭn′ər)
n.
One that smuggles firearms and ammunition.

gun′run′ning n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunrunner - a smuggler of gunsgunrunner - a smuggler of guns      
contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser, runner, smuggler - someone who imports or exports without paying duties
Translations

gunrunner

[ˈgʌnˌrʌnəʳ] Ncontrabandista mf or traficante mf de armas

gunrunner

[ˈgʌnˌrʌnəʳ] ntrafficante m/f or contrabbandiere/a di armi
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