gunman


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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gunman in slay of Dutch missionary gets life !-- -- Ding Cervantes (The Philippine Star) - July 2, 2019 - 12:00am SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga , Philippines The gunman in the killing of Dutch missionary Willem Geertman in this city on July 3, 2012 will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Joselito Tabada, chief of the Gandara Municipal Police Station, identified the dead gunman as Zosimo Casaljay, who had a warrant of arrest for murder, issued by Judge Feliciano Aguilar of Regional Trial Court Branch 41 in Gandara, with no bail recommended.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn't hide.
The gunman used a five-shot .50-caliber handgun that had to be reloaded during about half-hour of violence at several locations Wednesday evening.
The gunman aboard the SUV strafed Tecson's vehicle using an Armalite rifle, police said.
Sources said in a press statement that "Security forces (Asayish) stormed the building of the province of Arbil after the gunmen entered it, and clashed with the gunmen, killing two of them, one of which blew himself up with an explosive belt, while the security forces are looking for a third gunman believed to be hiding in one of the floors of the building, ./ End
A GUNMAN wearing only a green jacket fled after killing four people and wounding three others when he opened fire in a Tennessee diner.
According to the available documents in 16 retired Chief Justices, Justice Retd Abdul Hameed Dogar has given services of one gunman and two constables for his residence security, Chief Justice Retd Iftikhar Muhammad Ch given services of three constables for his house security, two SPs for traveling, one head constable, two drivers and six additional constables.
4 (ANI): The authorities on Sunday confirmed the death of the gunman, who had shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday.
A lorry workshop proprietor fought off a gunman who attempted to abduct him in Kuala Langat early this morning.
The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday began planning the attack one year ago after visiting the site of a 2009 school shooting in southwest Germany that killed 15 people, a Bavarian state official said on Sunday.
On the other hand, an image of the suspected gunman was released by Australian news channels.