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(in Spanish-speaking regions) a gunman or gangster.
- ‘He's so good, in fact, that the nastiest bunch of pistoleros in the Territory set out to recruit him to join their gang.’
- ‘Knowing this, most experienced pistoleros will gladly trade a little additional recoil for a lighter burden.’
- ‘For many years, the National Matches drew over a thousand pistoleros.’
- ‘Some savvy pistoleros refer to it as the Rolls Royce of handgun holsters and I'm inclined to agree with them.’
- ‘Not that these expert pistoleros would stretch the truth - as they apparently are all expert shots at long ranges.’
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