shooter

Definitions of shooter
  1. noun
    a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    “a poor shooter
    synonyms: shot
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    examples:
    Annie Oakley
    United States sharpshooter who was featured in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1860-1926)
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    crack shot, marksman, sharpshooter
    someone skilled in shooting
    gun, gunman
    a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
    trapshooter
    a person who engages in shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled into the air by a trap
    deadeye
    a dead shot
    franc-tireur
    a sharpshooter (in the French army)
    rifleman
    someone skilled in the use of a rifle
    sniper
    a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
    type of:
    expert
    a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  2. noun
    a professional killer who uses a gun
    synonyms: gun, gun for hire, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, hitman, torpedo, triggerman
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    type of:
    liquidator, manslayer, murderer
    a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
  3. noun
    (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
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    participant, player
    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
  4. noun
    a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
    synonyms: crap-shooter
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    type of:
    gambler
    a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
  5. noun
    a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
    synonyms: taw
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    type of:
    marble
    a small ball of glass that is used in various games
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