noun see gunrunner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • gunrunning — gunrunner, n. /gun run ing/, n. the smuggling of guns or other ammunition into a country. [1880 85; GUN1 + RUNNING] * * * …   Universalium

  • gunrunning — noun The smuggling of arms and ammunition. See Also: gunrunner …   Wiktionary

  • gunrunning — n. act of smuggling weapons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gunrunning — gun•run•ning [[t]ˈgʌnˌrʌn ɪŋ[/t]] n. the smuggling of weapons into a country • Etymology: 1880–85 gun′run ner, n …   From formal English to slang

  • gunrunning — noun the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally • Hypernyms: ↑smuggling …   Useful english dictionary

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