Gunner definition

gŭnər
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A member of the armed forces who operates a gun.
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A warrant officer in the US Marine Corps having charge of ordnance.
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(chiefly british) An artillery soldier, especially a private.
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One who hunts with a gun.
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A soldier, sailor, etc. who fires or helps fire an artillery piece.
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A naval warrant officer whose specialty is guns, missiles, torpedoes, etc. and related equipment.
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A hunter who uses a gun.
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(military) Artillery soldier, or such who holds private rank. Abbreviated Gnr.
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A person who operates a gun.
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(figuratively) An excessive go-getter; one exhibiting over-ambition.
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(American football) A player on the kicking side whose primary job is to tackle the kickoff returner or punt returner.
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(UK, slang, soccer) A fan of the Arsenal Football Club.
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The great northern diver or loon.
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(UK, Ireland, dialect) The sea bream.
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(soccer) Someone connected with Arsenal Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gunner
Plural:
gunners

Origin of gunner

  • Middle English gun + -er

    From Wiktionary