[ trig-er-muhn, -man ]
/ ˈtrɪg ər mən, -ˌmæn /
noun, plural trig·ger·men [trig-er-muhn, -men]. /ˈtrɪg ər mən, -ˌmɛn/. Informal.
a gangster who specializes in gunning people down.
a bodyguard, especially of a gangster.
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Also called trigger.
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Moschella said while detectives do not believe Simon was the triggerman, he did coordinate the shooting.
British Dictionary definitions for triggerman
/ (ˈtrɪɡəˌmæn) /
noun plural -men
a person, esp a criminal, who shoots another person
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