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Meaning of GUNNER

Pronunciation:  'gunur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a serviceman in the artillery

GUNNER is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: artilleryman, cannoneer, machine gunner
 See Also: man, military man, military personnel, serviceman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gun"ner\, n.
1. One who works a gun, whether on land or sea; a cannoneer.

2. A warrant officer in the navy having charge of the
   ordnance on a vessel.

3. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) The great northern diver or loon. See {Loon}.
   (b) The sea bream. [Prov. Eng. or Irish]

{Gunner's daughter}, the gun to which men or boys were lashed
   for punishment. [Sailor's slang] --W. C. Russell.

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