from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An underworld gunman who in premeditation shoots a victim.
- n. A gunman; a shooter: "Where is the moral justification . . . in offering the platoon survivors—the actual triggermen—immunity?” ( Nelson DeMille).
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- n. A hired gunman; a bodyguard.
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- n. a professional killer who uses a gun
From trigger + man. (Wiktionary)