Gunman and Killer


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Gunman noun – A person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability).
Killer is a synonym for gunman in murderer topic. In some cases you can use "Killer" instead a noun "Gunman", when it comes to topics like sniper, shooter of gun. popular alternative
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Killer noun – A dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work.
Gunman is a synonym for killer in murderer topic. You can use "Gunman" instead a noun "Killer". popular alternative
Nearby Words: kill, killing, killed
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How words are described

human human gunman human killer
true true gunman true killer
notorious notorious gunman notorious killer
actual actual gunman actual killer
Other adjectives: real, vicious, infamous, potential, main, trained, experienced, professional, deranged, former, ruthless, mysterious, legendary, insane, psychotic, mad, crazed, hired, masked, would-be, unnamed, psychopathic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Hitman (1993) aka: Hitman Tommy has heard of a killer hitman out there, the son of the one gunman Tommy truly feared and who Tommy beat by pure luck.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: In The Closers, Roland Mackey's alibi for the murder is that he was being tutored; it turns out that his tutor is the killer.
  • This is supposedly why the Gunman with Three Names trope exists — to prevent people with two out of the three names of the killer from being accidentally arrested or victimised.
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