: (Noun) A term for someone who feels affection for firearms. Often an attraction to the beauty and design of the gun, but can also refer to love for the history, freedom, security, or tactile feel of the gun. Also typified by those who feel joy in being able to find and acquire ammunition to feed their firearms, especially at an affordable price.
Someone with an irrational love of, or fetish
for, weaponry (especially firearms). From the Greek "hoplon" meaning armaments, and "philia" meaning love or intense friendship.
on Aug. 31, 2014 at 1:21 AM