shooter

Definitions of shooter
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n a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

“a poor shooter
Synonyms:
shot
Examples:
Annie Oakley
United States sharpshooter who was featured in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1860-1926)
Types:
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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

n a professional killer who uses a gun

Synonyms:
gun, gun for hire, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, hitman, torpedo, triggerman
Type of:
liquidator, manslayer, murderer
a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

n (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)

Type of:
participant, player
a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

n a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps

Synonyms:
crap-shooter
Type of:
gambler
a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events

n a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles

Synonyms:
taw
Type of:
marble
a small ball of glass that is used in various games

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