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Definition of hired guns

hired gun

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Other terms relating to 'an expert, a fan':

Definitions include: an expert or person one goes to for advice or a paid specialist in a given field.
Definitions include: to do something stealthy or to move stealthily, possibly involving theft or deception.
Definitions include: while "hacker" originally had positive connotations, it has since come to refer to individuals who sometimes use computers with malicious intent.
Definitions include: See also the man.
Definitions include: an expert.
Definitions include: a male fan devoted to a particular thing.
Definitions include: an expert at searching Google.
Definitions include: a fan of Justin Bieber.
Definitions include: crazy.
Definitions include: a person who is sexually talented.
Definitions include: used with a subject matter to refer to a person with deep, expert knowledge of that subject matter.
Definitions include: a male fan of the cartoon show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of "fanboy".
Definitions include: an expert.
Definitions include: a fan of the movie Avatar.

Other terms relating to 'business (related to)':

Definitions include: acronym for "work from home" or "working from home".
Definitions include: an organization.
Definitions include: a break in the workday when employees gather to ingest drugs.
Definitions include: "specification".
Definitions include: a person who provides illegal drugs.
Definitions include: the acquisition of one company by another, for the purpose of acquiring the employees more so than other aspects of the company's business.
Definitions include: to do nothing of value.
Definitions include: of an entire task, the easy portions.
Definitions include: According to Oxford University Press Blog:
Definitions include: "I see".
Definitions include: to go free from a criminal charge.
Definitions include: acronym for "another bloody cathedral" or "another bloody church".
Definitions include: "co-worker".
Definitions include: to take something vertical, i.e. to upper management.
Definitions include: a bathroom break.

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Other terms relating to 'gun':

Definitions include: Someone being butthurt over having something, they do to others regularly, done to the them
Definitions include: a small, close range, snubnosed revolver, typically of a powerful caliber.
Definitions include: a powerful person.
Definitions include: a comical mocking expression in the military and police when a trainee seems hopeless at hand to hand fighting.
Definitions include: to commit suicide via a gunshot to the roof of one's mouth.
Definitions include: to perform a task in which the resources to complete it are woefully inadequate.
Definitions include: to be successful.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool"; "sick"; "wicked".
Definitions include: to attempt to reach a goal.
Definitions include: to accelerate, especially in an automobile.
Definitions include: biceps.
Definitions include: frightened.
Definitions include: friendly greeting, especially after not having seen someone in a long time.
Definitions include: promotional material.
Definitions include: under pressure.

Other terms relating to 'hire':

Definitions include: the acquisition of one company by another, for the purpose of acquiring the employees more so than other aspects of the company's business.

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