American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who is armed with a gun, especially an outlaw.
- n. In the Old West: a person who carried a gun and was an expert at the quick draw.
- n. In modern usage: a person who behaves with the bravado expected of someone who would duel with guns.
- n. a professional killer who uses a gun
- gun + slinger (Wiktionary)
“KARL: But burned out at being what he calls a gunslinger, McKinnon dropped out of politics, and then one day at an impoverished Houston school, he met Texas 'new Republican governor, and says he was impressed by Bush's commitment to education.”
“Short term "gunslinger" deals carry less risk, but anything beyond the current season is going to come with a huge risk discount, outside a "must have" desperation move.”
“Me hopes we have seen the last gunslinger from the Old West.”
“But his promise as a gunslinger is too much to pass up for Detroit, which will need a replacement for Jon Kitna, 35.”
“Houston's gunslinger is QB Case Keenum, who leads the country in total offense and has 38 TD passes.”
“An upstart gunslinger is looking to make a rep for himself by coming after Shannow, reliant on his speed.”
“The proper way to get rid of that smirking gunslinger is to vote himout.”
“Sounds like an indie film called the gunslinger grifter logan, there is a series of clips on youtube.. not sure when its going to be released?”
“If ya mouth off without payin 'your dues, you won't be known as a gunslinger, but rather as a bullslinger!”
“They ate the leaf-wrapped delicacies Eddie called gunslinger burritos, drawing closer to the fire and feeding it more wood as the dark drew down.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘gunslinger’.
Words from 2008 'RocknRolla' film.
Both derogatory and conciliatory.
An assortment of ruffians, villains and scamps.
(who are remarkably endearing for all they are bad seeds...)
Words that were posted on our English Two blog.
The semester and the course are over now, so this list can be considered finalized.
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