gunsmith

[ guhn-smith ]
/ ˈgʌnˌsmɪθ /
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noun

a person who makes or repairs firearms.

Nearby words

  1. guns,
  2. gunsel,
  3. gunship,
  4. gunshot,
  5. gunslinger,
  6. gunstock,
  7. gunstock deformity,
  8. gunstock stile,
  9. gunter,
  10. gunter rig

Origin of gunsmith

First recorded in 1580–90; gun1 + smith

Related formsgun·smith·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gunsmith

gunsmith

/ (ˈɡʌnˌsmɪθ) /

noun

a person who manufactures or repairs firearms, esp portable guns
Derived Formsgunsmithing, noun

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Word Origin and History for gunsmith

gunsmith

n.

1580s, from gun (n.) + smith.

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