Definition of gunmaker in English:

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gunmaker

Pronunciation: /ˈɡənˌmākər/

noun

A manufacturer of guns.
Example sentences
  • I'm not backing down, so the gunmakers and shop owners had better get used to my face and my name.
  • There was a bright side to the ruling by the California Supreme Court protecting gunmakers from being sued - the trial helped showcase the creative advertising efforts of America's assault gun industry.
  • Beginning about 1815, a distinctive style of pistol emerged as Philadelphia gunmakers began to cater to wealthy, cosmopolitan clients with highly decorated pairs of pistols.

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Syllabification: gun·mak·er

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