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GUN FOR HIRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gun for hire mean? 

GUN FOR HIRE (noun)
  The noun GUN FOR HIRE has 1 sense:

1. a professional killer who uses a gun

  Familiarity information: GUN FOR HIRE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GUN FOR HIRE (noun)


Sense 1gun for hire [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A professional killer who uses a gun

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

triggerman; torpedo; hitman; hit man; hired gun; gunslinger; gunman; gun for hire; gun; shooter

Hypernyms ("gun for hire" is a kind of...):

liquidator; manslayer; murderer (a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being))


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