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Synonyms for gunman
ˈgʌn məngun·man

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  1. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooternoun

    a professional killer who uses a gun

    Synonyms:
    ordnance, crap-shooter, gunslinger, hired gun, heavy weapon, grease-gun, throttle, gas pedal, torpedo, accelerator pedal, taw, sub, gun, shooter, hero, grinder, numbfish, crampfish, submarine sandwich, shot, gas, submarine, zep, artillery, gun for hire, hitman, hit man, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, accelerator, hero sandwich, hoagie, poor boy

  2. gunman, gunnoun

    a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

    Synonyms:
    hitman, gunslinger, accelerator pedal, gun for hire, gas, gas pedal, throttle, ordnance, heavy weapon, shooter, gun, hired gun, accelerator, grease-gun, triggerman, hit man, artillery, torpedo

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How to use gunman in a sentence?

  1. Frank DeAngelis:

    I saw a gunman coming towards me and everything was in slow motion, but I so vividly remember the sounds of the gunshots breaking the glass behind me.

  2. Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker:

    In the last hour of our hostage crisis, the gunman became increasingly belligerent and threatening, without the instruction we received, we would not have been prepared to act and flee when the situation presented itself.

  3. Edwin Almeida:

    I heard two gunshots, and some of our employees went outside, the gunman was yelling something, with his gun above his head. We quickly gathered back into the office and locked the door. Then I took a video from the window and heard three or four more gunshots. I saw a man lying on the footpath, and there was a pool of blood.

  4. Mike Wakefield:

    This guy came in with a gun waving it, saying it's time to die. He pointed the gun at his son and Dustin Wakefield said,' He's only a boy,' dustin Wakefield stood up between the gunman and the baby and he shot him. He shot him multiple times on the ground.

  5. Anthony Sadler:

    I woke up to basically people ducking and then I was, like, 'Why is everybody ducking?' and then, when I turned round to look, he, the gunman, had just entered the car with the AK and then I was, like: 'This is really happening', we just all ran back there and we tried to do whatever we could to try and beat him up so he didn't shoot anybody. He pulled out a box cutter and cut Spencer a couple of times but beside that we just tried to do whatever we could.


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