noun, plural gun·men.
Origin of gunman
Examples from the Web for gunman
The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.
A street sweeper was caught in the crossfire as a gunman fired at the officer, fatally wounding her in the back.
The gunman then burst from the restaurant and fled down the street with the other man.
The cops gave chase and the gunman fired the big revolver twice more.
The interior video shows the gunman firing the shot through the window.
He went about his business with no more mercy and chivalry than a New York gunman or a Paris apache.Winning a Cause|John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
It was an open question whether he would grow up to be a gunman or a revered captain of finance.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb
This Bandy Walker was a gunman and a rough-and-tumble fighter.The Fighting Edge|William MacLeod Raine
The gunman disappeared, the Hun had gone, the car emptied itself on a platform from which it was at once refilled.The Paliser case|Edgar Saltus
Elocution and emphasis can be taught by a plumber or a gunman with the requisite authorities at hand.Nat Goodwin's Book|Nat C. Goodwin