Definition of Triggerman

1. Noun. A professional killer who uses a gun.

Exact synonyms: Gun, Gun For Hire, Gunman, Gunslinger, Hired Gun, Hit Man, Hitman, Shooter, Torpedo
Generic synonyms: Liquidator, Manslayer, Murderer
Derivative terms: Gun, Shoot



Definition of Triggerman

1. Noun. (US slang) A hired gunman; a bodyguard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triggerman

1. [n TRIGGERMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triggerman

trigger happy
trigger man
trigger off
trigger point
trigger protein
trigger warning
trigger zone
triggerable
triggered
triggered activity
triggerfish
triggerfishes
triggering
triggerings
triggerless
triggerman (current term)
triggermen
triggernometry
triggers
triggery
triggest
trigging
trigintal
trigintals
triglot
triglots
triglucosylalkylacylglycerol sulfotransferase
trigly
triglyceridaemia
triglyceride

Literary usage of Triggerman

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1. Sea-Changes: American Foreign Policy in a World Transformed by Nicholas X. Rizopoulos (1990)
"The Oath of the Tennis Court was such an event in 1789; Lenin was such a triggerman in 1917; and now, 200 years after the French Revolution, ..."

2. Defending the Earth: Abuses of Human Rights and the Environment by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch (Organization, Natural Resources Defense Council (1992)
"... convicted the confessed triggerman, Darci Alves Pereira, and his rancher father, Darly Alves da Silva, who had frequently opposed Mendes and the Rubber ..."

3. The Struggle for Land in Brazil: Rural Violence Continues by Jemera Rone (1992)
"... it was investigated and tried within two years, and resulted in a December 1990 conviction by jury in Xapuri, Acre, of the confessed triggerman, ..."

4. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (1991)
"In that case, the triggerman, Darly Alves da Silva, and the "intellectual author" of the crime, his father Darci Alves Pereira, were apprehended and ..."

5. The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism & Violence edited by Sara Bullard (1998)
"Local authorities arrested Avants, but he was found innocent after arguing that he had shot a dead body. Fuller, the triggerman, was never tried. ..."

6. Pennsylvania Crime Commission: 1984 Report by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"He was an associate of deceased Murder, Inc. triggerman Jack Parisi. On July 29, 1983, Louis Marconi of Endwell, NY, died in a Binghamton, NY, ..."

7. The Ultimate Psychopolitics, Mass Mind Control and the Global Control System by Ceres (1993)
"Riconosciuto had revealed which Wackenhut operative had acted as the primary triggerman in the Alvarez murders. Riconosciuto is now back in Tacoma, ..."

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