[ guhn-fahy-ter ]
/ ˈgʌnˌfaɪ tər /


a person highly skilled in the use of a gun and a veteran of many gunfights, especially one living during the frontier days of the American West.

Origin of gunfighter

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; gun1 + fighter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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