gunrunner

noun a person engaged in the illegal sale or importing of firearms.
Derivatives
gunrunning noun

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  • gunrunner — index bootlegger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gunrunner — ► NOUN ▪ a person engaged in the illegal sale or importing of firearms. DERIVATIVES gunrunning noun …   English terms dictionary

  • gunrunner — UK [ˈɡʌnˌrʌnə(r)] / US [ˈɡʌnˌrʌnər] noun [countable] Word forms gunrunner : singular gunrunner plural gunrunners someone who takes guns into a country secretly and illegally …   English dictionary

  • gunrunner — noun Date: 1899 one that traffics in contraband arms and ammunition • gunrunning noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gunrunner — gun·run·ner (gŭnʹrŭn ər) n. One that smuggles firearms and ammunition.   gunʹrun ning n. * * * …   Universalium

  • gunrunner — noun A person who smuggles arms and ammunition. See Also: gunrunning …   Wiktionary

  • gunrunner — gun|run|ner [ gʌn,rʌnər ] noun count someone who takes guns into a country secretly and illegally …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gunrunner — n. person who smuggles weapons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gunrunner — n. a person engaged in the illegal sale or importing of firearms. Derivatives: gunrunning n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Project Gunrunner — is an operation of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) intended to stem the flow of firearms into Mexico, in an attempt to deprive the Mexican drug cartels of weapons.[1] In early 2011, the operation became… …   Wikipedia

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