a person who operates a gun or cannon.
Army. an occupational title in the artillery.
Navy. a person skilled in handling ammunition and gunnery equipment.
4. Marine Corps.
officer who may be given any one of a number of assignments.
5. British. a.
Military. a private in the artillery.
Informal. any officer or enlisted person assigned to the artillery.
a person who hunts with a gun.
Origin: 1300–50; Middle English; Related forms