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Noun triggerman 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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1. A person, typically a hired gun, who carries out assassinations or acts of violence on behalf of someone else.

Example sentence: The notorious crime lord hired a triggerman to eliminate his rivals.


2. In organized crime, a member of a criminal gang who is responsible for carrying out a specific illegal action, such as robbery or intimidation.

Example sentence: The triggerman was always the first to enter the bank during a heist.


3. (Basketball) A highly skilled player known for their ability to make clutch shots or score crucial points during a game.

Example sentence: The team's star player was their triggerman, consistently delivering when it mattered the most.

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