What is another word for gunsel?

132 synonyms found


[ ɡˈʌnsə͡l], [ ɡˈʌnsə‍l], [ ɡ_ˈʌ_n_s_əl]

How to use "Gunsel" in context?

Gunsel is a diminutive form of "gus", which originally meant "man of the gang". In many vernaculars, the term has come to describe a person who performs small tasks, performs them cheaply, or who is not entrusted with more important responsibilities. The term is often used in the underworld, where it is applied to those who perform dirty or dangerous work.

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