machine gunner
machine gunner machine gunner n. A soldier who operates a machine gun. [PJC]

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  • machine-gunner — one who uses or operates a machine gun, soldier who carries a machine gun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • machine gunner — noun see machine gun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • machine-gunner — noun Someone who uses a machine gun …   Wiktionary

  • machine-gun — machine gunner. /meuh sheen gun /, v.t., machine gunned, machine gunning. to shoot at with a machine gun. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • gunner — Canadian Slang a trained private in the Royal Canadian Artillery, although the term can informally refer to an artillery soldier at any rank: once a gunner, always a gunner. This term has also been used as a call sign for the machine gunner in a… …   English dialects glossary

  • Machine Gun Corps — The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in World War I. The Heavy Branch of the MGC was the first to use tanks in… …   Wikipedia

  • gunner — Synonyms and related words: Nimrod, aerial photographer, aircrew, aircrewman, archer, artillerist, artilleryman, avigator, bakehead, belly gunner, black gang, boilerman, bomb thrower, bombardier, bomber, bowman, bungs, cabin boy, cannoneer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gunner — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. carabineer, cannoneer, artilleryman; hunter; marksman. See combatant. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. machine gunner, mortar man, mortar specialist, rocket man, rocketeer, missile man, missile launcher,… …   English dictionary for students

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