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gun·man

 (gŭn′mən)
n.
1. A man armed with a gun, especially an armed criminal or a professional killer.
2. A man skilled in the use of a gun.

gunman

(ˈɡʌnmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a man who is armed with a gun, esp unlawfully
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a man who is skilled with a gun
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) US a person who makes, repairs, or has expert knowledge of guns
ˈgunmanˌship n

gun•man

(ˈgʌn mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person armed with or expert in the use of a gun, esp. one ready to use a gun unlawfully.
2. a person who makes guns.
[1615–25]
gun′man•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunman - a professional killer who uses a gungunman - a professional killer who uses a gun
liquidator, manslayer, murderer - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
2.gunman - a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)gunman - a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
shooter, shot - a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"

gunman

noun armed man, hit man (slang), gunslinger (U.S. slang) Two policemen were killed when gunmen opened fire on their patrol vehicle.
Translations
لِص مُسَلَّح
ozbrojený lupič
revolvermand
fegyveres bandita
maîur vopnaîur byssu; byssuòjófur
ozbrojený lupič
oborožen ropar
silâhlı soyguncu

gunman

[ˈgʌnmən] N (gunmen (pl)) → pistolero m, gatillero m (LAm)

gunman

[ˈgʌnmən] n
(= criminal) → gangster m (armé)
(= terrorist) → terroriste m (armé)

gunman

[ˈgʌnmən] n (-men (pl)) → bandito; (hired) → sicario

gun

(gan) noun
any weapon which fires bullets or shells. He fired a gun at the burglar.
ˈgunboat noun
a small warship with large guns.
ˈgunfire noun
the firing of guns. I could hear the sound of gunfire in the distance.
ˈgunman noun
a criminal who uses a gun to kill or rob people. Three gunmen robbed the bank.
ˈgunpowder noun
an explosive in the form of a powder.
ˈgunshot noun
the sound of a gun firing. I heard a gunshot and a man dropped dead.
adjective
caused by the bullet from a gun. a gunshot wound.
stick to one's guns
to hold to one's position in an argument etc. No-one believed her story but she stuck to her guns.
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Moment of a young gunman in ystanbul's GE-ngE[micro]ren district pointing his gun to his sister's husband and shooting in day light was captured by surrounding CCTV cameras.
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He said the gunman fired his weapon after clinic staff asked him to respect rules.
A GUNMAN who took four people hostage in a bank in Toulouse has been captured, and his captives released unharmed.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Three goldsmiths have been killed, together with a gunman, in an armed attack by unknown gunmen east of Baghdad, a security source said on Monday.
AT LEAST 12 people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a Rio de Janeiro elementary school, Brazilian officials said yesterday.
THESE frightened children were confronted by a masked gunman.