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G-man

(jē′măn′)
n.
An agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

[Perhaps from g(overnment) + man.]
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G-man

n, pl G-men
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) slang US an FBI agent
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Irish a political detective
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G-man

(ˈdʒiˌmæn)

n., pl. G-men.
an agent for the FBI.
[1920–25; probably representing Government man]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.G-man - a special law-enforcement agent of the Federal Bureau of InvestigationG-man - a special law-enforcement agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
government agent - a representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government
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Translations

G-man

[ˈdʒiːmæn] N (G-men (pl)) (US) → agente m del FBI
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G-man

n pl <-men> (US inf) → FBI-Mann m
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