Meaning of “gunman” in the English Dictionary

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"gunman" in British English

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gunmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡʌn.mən/ us /ˈɡʌn.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

a man, usually a criminal, who is armed with a gun:

The three men were held hostage for two days by masked gunmen.

(Definition of “gunman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gunman" in American English

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gunmannoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡʌn·mən/ plural -men /ˈɡʌn·mən, -ˌmen/

a criminal who uses a gun:

The gunman ordered the couple to toss their cash onto the floor.

(Definition of “gunman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)