- Informal. gunfighter.
- Slang. a person who acts in an aggressive and decisive manner, especially in business or politics, as an investor who takes large risks in seeking large, quick gains.
Origin of gunslinger
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- slang a gunfighter or gunman, esp in the Old West
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