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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English gonner; equivalent to gun +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gunner (plural gunners)

  1. (military) Artillery soldier, or such who holds private rank. Abbreviated Gnr.
  2. A person who operates a gun.
  3. (figuratively) An excessive go-getter; one exhibiting over-ambition.
  4. (American football) A player on the kicking side whose primary job is to tackle the kickoff returner or punt returner.
  5. (Britain, slang, soccer) A fan of the Arsenal Football Club.
  6. The great northern diver or loon.
  7. (Britain, Ireland, dialect) The sea bream.
  8. (baseball) A player who can reliably shoot baskets.
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Etymology 2Edit

ContractionEdit

gunner

  1. (rare) Alternative spelling of gonna

Etymology 3Edit

Reborrowing from Cebuano gunner, ultimately from English gunner.

NounEdit

gunner (plural gunners)

  1. (regional, Cebu, slang) The person designated to pour drinks in a drinking session.

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From shot (a measure of alcohol); the doer of a shot is a shooter, a gunner is a shooter.

NounEdit

gunner

  1. the person designated to pour drinks in a drinking session

QuotationsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gunner

  1. Alternative form of gonner

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

gunner m, f (plural gunners)

  1. Gunner (someone associated with Arsenal Football Club)