Definition of pistolero in English:

pistolero

Line breaks: pis¦tol|ero
Pronunciation: /ˌpɪstəˈlɛːrəʊ
 
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noun (plural pistoleros /-ɒs, -əʊz/)

  • (In Spain and Spanish-speaking areas) a gunman or gangster.
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    • Not that these expert pistoleros would stretch the truth - as they apparently are all expert shots at long ranges.
    • Knowing this, most experienced pistoleros will gladly trade a little additional recoil for a lighter burden.
    • For many years, the National Matches drew over a thousand pistoleros.

Origin

Spanish.

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