Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that makes or repairs firearms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person skilled in the repair and servicing of firearms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to make or repair small firearms; an armorer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A maker of small-arms; one whose occupation is to make or repair small firearms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes or repairs guns

Etymologies

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gun +‎ smith

Examples

  • Knowing what a gunsmith is and does (my father was one) I can say with some confedence.

    Some Peeves from a Gunsmith

  • I understand where a gunsmith is coming from and how fustrating it mimght be to hear such things but I must admit that I have been known to ask such things and say such statements.

    Some Peeves from a Gunsmith

  • Now I have moved to an area where the only gunsmith is a Remington licensed smith whom I would barely classify as a gunsmith.

    Some Peeves from a Gunsmith

  • My gunsmith, is a Jewel, was a Tool-Dye man for many years then decided to fiddle with guns.

    What to Do With Your Gift From George W.

  • I ve been aroud guns my entire life,. and a few things that trickled down from the old gunsmith is that there is always exceptions to every rule.

    The Great Barrel Break-In Fad

  • Gary Schlomer, educational supervisor of the Colorado School of Trades (one of the few places you can go to learn to be a gunsmith) says, A gunsmith is just a mechanic.

    Who to Call When Your Rifle Needs Repair

  • This brings up another point, to wit: The gunsmith is not the 'secret' to accuracy as much as it may pain me to point this out.

    Have We Hit The Wall?

  • One of the greatest fears of the average gunsmith is having a customer with a good shooting factory rifle, and there are many, want a new custom barrel installed and the new barrel not shooting as well as the factory.

    Have We Hit The Wall?

  • I called the gunsmith a week later to make sure he got the package (he did).

    Some Peeves from a Gunsmith

  • If you gave this big-name gunsmith a few of your reloads to test fire, there is no excuse for him to send that rifle out the door without being correct.

    Some Peeves from a Gunsmith

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