As nouns the difference between gunman and gunperson
is that gunman
is a (usually male) criminal armed with a gun, especially a professional killer while gunperson
is (rare) a gunman or gunwoman.
A (usually male) criminal armed with a gun, especially a professional killer.
* 1921 , , To The Last Man , ch. 5,
- "I've known a heap of gun fighters in my day. An' Jean Isbel don't ran true to class. Shore there never was a gunman who'd risk cripplin' his right hand by sluggin' anybody."
* lone gunman