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gun·ner

 (gŭn′ər)
n.
1. A member of the armed forces who operates a gun.
2. A warrant officer in the US Marine Corps having charge of ordnance.
3. Chiefly British An artillery soldier, especially a private.
4. One who hunts with a gun.

gunner

(ˈɡʌnə)
n
1. (Military) a serviceman who works with, uses, or specializes in guns
2. (Military) navy (formerly) a warrant officer responsible for the training of gun crews, their performance in action, and accounting for ammunition
3. (Military) (in the British Army) an artilleryman, esp a private. Abbreviation: gnr
4. (Hunting) a person who hunts with a rifle or shotgun
ˈgunnerˌship n

gun•ner

(ˈgʌn ər)

n.
1. one who fires an artillery piece.
2. a warrant officer in the U.S. Navy charged with the maintenance and firing of the ship's guns.
3. one who hunts with a gun.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunner - a serviceman in the artillerygunner - a serviceman in the artillery  
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
Translations

gunner

[ˈgʌnəʳ] Nartillero/a m/f

gunner

[ˈgʌnər] nartilleur m

gunner

n (Mil) → Artillerist m; (= title)Kanonier m; (Naut) → Geschützführer m; (in plane) → Bordschütze m; to be in the gunners (Mil) → bei der Artillerie sein

gunner

[ˈgʌnəʳ] nartigliere m
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