Definition of gunrunner in English:

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gunrunner

Pronunciation: /ˈɡənˌrənər/

noun

A person engaged in the illegal sale or importing of firearms.
Example sentences
  • Indonesia and the Philippines have immensely long coastlines, making their waters especially difficult to guard against pirates, drug traffickers, gunrunners and other criminals.
  • However, it is increasingly apparent that the CAGE unit is targeting law-abiding citizens, not criminal gunrunners.
  • Kelly draws up a large, impressive, even diverse, cast of Irish cops and gunrunners, Italian mobsters and mistresses, Russian immigrants and killers, saints and scoundrels.

Derivatives

gunrunning

Pronunciation: /ˈɡənˌrəniNG/
noun
Example sentences
  • These connected crimes include corruption of state officials, forgery, use of fraud to obtain false certificates, blackmail, gunrunning, drug trafficking and money laundering.
  • There are pirates and sex, gunrunning and smuggling, and sailors who talk like sailors.
  • We hear time and time again that the funds for terrorist operations come from anywhere possible, and that drug-running, gunrunning, and those sorts of illicit activities are always a good source of revenue for terrorists.
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