Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is armed with a gun, especially an outlaw.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In the Old West: a person who carried a gun and was an expert at the quick draw.
  • n. In modern usage: a person who behaves with the bravado expected of someone who would duel with guns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a professional killer who uses a gun

Etymologies

gun +‎ slinger (Wiktionary)

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