Definition of G-man in English:

G-man

Syllabification: G-man

noun (plural G-men)

US informal
  • An FBI agent.
    More example sentences
    • The violence problem was overcome with relative ease by shifting from one side of the law to the other, from gangsters to G-men as the agents of male power and authority.
    • Not only was he the biggest mystery in the biggest political scandal of the last century, he was a star G-man during the FBI's glory days during the J. Edgar Hoover era.
    • But in addition to the G-man at the door, another agent stood off to one side.

Origin

1930s: probably an abbreviation of Government man.

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