Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hired_gun

1 sense of hired gun

Sense 1
gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter -- (a professional killer who uses a gun)
       => murderer, liquidator, manslayer -- (a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being))

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