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shooter

Noun

1 a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles [syn: taw]
2 a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter" [syn: shot]
3 a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps [syn: crap-shooter]
4 (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
5 a professional killer who uses a gun [syn: gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo]

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Noun

  1. Someone who shoots something; a gunner, archer etc.
  2. A firearm.
  3. A videogame or arcade game in which shooting enemies (or targets) is the entire (or main) objective.
  4. (professional wrestling slang) A professional wrestler who uses actual fighting moves as part of his style, or who speaks his mind during a live or televised event (instead of speaking from a script).
  5. A large marble used for knocking smaller marbles out of a chalk circle.
  6. An alcoholic beverage typically served in a shot glass.

Synonyms

Translations

a person who shoots
a firearm
a shooting game

French

Etymology

From "to shoot" with suffix -er (first group verb).

Pronunciation

Verb

shooter
  1. To shoot up, inject oneself with drugs

Conjugation

Extensive Definition

Shooter may refer to:
Shooter is the name of:
  • Shooter Jennings, (born 1979) a Country music singer and son of Waylon Jennings
Shooter may also refer to:
shooter in German: Shooter
shooter in French: Shooter
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