Definitions

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

Etymologies

From trigger +‎ man. (Wiktionary)

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