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synonyms for gunman

  • assassin
  • hit man
  • sniper
  • gunslinger
  • killer
  • torpedo
  • triggerman
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The gunmen forced him from his car and sped off, police say.
TEENS DRIVE BRUTAL SPIKE IN CARJACKINGS WITH COVID LIMITING SCHOOL AND SUPERVISIONDAN MORSE, TOM JACKMANFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some of the activity was on the political left, such as the gunman who opened fire at a baseball field in Virginia in 2017.
GLOBAL RIGHT-WING EXTREMISM NETWORKS ARE GROWING. THE U.S. IS JUST NOW CATCHING UP.BY SEBASTIAN ROTELLAJANUARY 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
The gunman — who was later identified as Asa Ellington Mitchell, of Manassas — fled the home in a family member’s vehicle.
SHOOTINGS LEAVE 3 DEAD IN PRINCE WILLIAM, FAUQUIER COUNTIESDANA HEDGPETHJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Three people are dead, including a 21-year-old gunman who fatally shot his father and a driver before shooting himself, authorities said.
SHOOTINGS LEAVE 3 DEAD IN PRINCE WILLIAM, FAUQUIER COUNTIESDANA HEDGPETHJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Several unidentified gunmen fired at him as he was leaving his office for an iftar party.
THESE 10 JOURNALISTS HAVE BEEN KILLED AND DESERVE JUSTICE IMMEDIATELYBRETT HAENSELNOVEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
Truth is, this drink-crazed madman was a hoodlum gunman from Chicago or Saint Louis, that had lost his nerve.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
It was an absurd anticlimax to see that bold, bad gunman being jammed upright to keep him from falling in a heap.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
No one was inclined to peep, and now the stage was set in a manner which seemed to satisfy the masked gunman.
"AND THAT'S HOW IT WAS, OFFICER"RALPH SHOLTO
The gunman backed to the outside door and flicked it open with one hand, never taking his eyes from me.
CUE FOR QUIETTHOMAS L. SHERRED
And Owen sat rigid when he saw the gunman look coldly at Randerson and clear his throat.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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WORDS RELATED TO GUNMAN

  • assassin
  • butcher
  • contract killer
  • executioner
  • gunman
  • hatchet man
  • hired killer
  • hit man
  • killer
  • murderer
  • sniper
  • trigger man
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.