Definition Of gunmen


a man who uses a gun to commit a crime or terrorist act.

a gang of masked gunmen

Example Of gunmen

  • A reluctant bank raid hero told how he thought he was going to die when he grappled with a masked gunman .

  • He was also suspected of hiring the same gunman to murder his former girlfriend, but the attempt on her life failed.

  • In this case, the fear in turn was created by the masked gunman who screamed at her and shot at her.

  • It emerged last night that one of the gunmen was a terrorist known to the Saudi authorities.

  • Last week, gunmen kidnapped and then freed a British journalist in the southern city of Basra.

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