American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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).
- n. a professional killer who uses a gun
- From trigger + man. (Wiktionary)
“The Bears 'triggerman is also their leading rusher.”
“The triggerman is QB Jevan Snead, with TBs Brandon Bolden and Dexter McCluster throwing the changeups.”
“The alleged triggerman is the younger brother of James Clea, who’s accused of conspiring with Pushia and faces a November trial.”
“It may include evidence, as the jury has already heard, that Muhammad was not identified as the triggerman in either the Meyers 'case or any of the other murders.”
“Muhammad got even worse news this week, because the judge issued a legal ruling saying that the triggerman statute, the so-called triggerman statute, does not mean that Muhammad had to literally pull the trigger.”
“That's when they'll say, because Muhammad wasn't proved to be the triggerman, that is fired the gun, that he shouldn't get the death penalty.”
“The other theory, Virginia has a so-called triggerman statute, and the judge in this case use add somewhat novel theory, because there was no evidence suggesting that Muhammad was the gunman or no proof that he was the gunman.”
“Moss dropping all charges against Roger Smith, one of the three defendants and the one whom she had identified as the triggerman.”
“Peggy Sue Thomas, a friend and former co-worker of the victim's wife; and James "Jim" Huden, a former boyfriend of Thomas who police have identified as the triggerman in the slaying.”
“He also opposed expansions of the death penalty, notably a proposed repeal of the "triggerman" law.”
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