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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An alleged gunrunner was arrested by operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and Compostela Municipal Police Station in Purok 7, Barangay Poblacion, Compostela Valley at 8 p.m.
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There is no Gunrunner -- who beat him in the Pegasus -- here today and I don't think gate 9 will be any hindrance to him.
De Monfreid was famous for his travels in the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa coast from Tanzania to Aden, Yemen, the Arabian Peninsula and Suez, that he sailed in his various expeditions as adventurer, smuggler and gunrunner (during which he said he more than once escaped the Royal Navy coast-guards cutters).
He was an "Englishman of the Americas," born of an American mother with an upper-class pedigree, and an English father who had been a gunrunner in the Caribbean.
He''s assigned to capture Owen Davian, a ruthless and fiendishly clever gunrunner with a taste for the sadistic.
Mission: Impossible III (Film Four, Tuesday, 9pm) Former Impossible Missions agent Ethan Hunt is called out of retirement to capture a ruthless and fiendishly clever gunrunner.The bad guy snatches our hero's bride, sparking an action-packed race-against-time rescue bid.
Department of Justice, Project Gunrunner, available at www.atf.gov/firearms/ programs/project-gunrunner/.
I enjoyed your article "Project Gunrunner" in the June 8 issue of The New American.