gunned for

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  1. n.
    a hired gunman; a bodyguard, an assassin, or a member of a gang of criminals. (Underworld and Western.) : Willie and his guns came by to remind Gary of what he owed Mr. Gutman.
  2. n.
    a leader; the key member of a group. : Who's the gun around here?
  3. tv.
    to race an engine; to rev up an engine. : See how loud it is when I gun it?

  4. Go to guns. :
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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