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gun for hire


Definitions from WordNet

Noun gun for hire has 1 sense
  1. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter - a professional killer who uses a gun
    --1 is a kind of murderer, liquidator, manslayer

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Gun for Hire


A "gun for hire" refers to a person who is hired to carry out a specific task, especially one of a criminal nature, typically involving violence or illegal activities.


Noun: The drug lord hired a notorious gun for hire to eliminate his rival.

Adjective: The town was terrorized by a group of gun-for-hire mercenaries.

Verb: The mafia boss decided to gun for hire a skilled assassin to take out his enemy.

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