gunslinger gunslinger  /ˈɡəns ˌlɪ ŋər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a professional killer who uses a gun

Usage(s):

  1. It was video High Noon: Bush had shot down the legendary media gunslinger from Black Rock.
  2. You've met Buffett the investor, the coolheaded gunslinger with an X-ray eye for buying good firms cheap.
  3. Abu Ahmad appeared in the doorway in a black vest and matching black jeans like a gunslinger.

News

  1. Jesse James' gun belt, Jim Younger's decorated fiddle, headline 'Outlaw' trove at Heritage Auctions

    Jesse James Gun Belt, from the Collection of Harry Hoffman. DALLAS, TX .- A gun belt belonging to legendary outlaw Jesse James — one of just two the gunslinger was known to have had at the time of his death at the hands of Robert Ford — is expected to bring more than $10,000 as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions ' June 22 Legends of the Wild West event.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Art Daily

  2. Varley, Gunter take first at Gunslinger

    It wasn’t quite the Wild West, but the competition was full swing at the annual Gunslinger Tournament at the Territory Saturday.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Duncan Banner

  3. Territory to host eighth Gunslinger Tournament

    The Territory Golf and Country Club will continue an yearly tradition Thursday, hosting the eighth annual Gunslinger event for its members.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Duncan Banner

Quotes

  1. "What I didn't expect was he was going to be such a great actor," Depp said. "It was like a gunslinger who arrived in the town, charmed all the women and impressed all the men and then split."
    on May 10, 2007 By: Johnny Depp Source: Washington Post

  2. "Watching this offense, it looks like there's a gunslinger back there, but it's very much the opposite of, 'Just go out there and fling,"' Smith said. "Everything is done for a reason. It's very structured."
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Alex Smith Source: USA Today

  3. "I knew the old gunslinger was going to go out there and do his thing," Bulluck said. "We had no concerns."
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Keith Bulluck Source: International Herald Tribune

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