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Shooter definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHOOT'ER, n. One that shoots; an archer; a gunner.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles [syn: taw, shooter]
2: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter" [syn: shot, shooter]
3: a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps [syn: shooter, 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, shooter]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 13th century 1. one that shoots: as a. a person who fires a missile-discharging device (as a rifle or bow) b. the person who is shooting or whose turn it is to shoot c. photographer 2. something that is used in shooting: as a. a marble shot from the hand b. revolver usually used in combination <six-shooter> 3. a shot of hard liquor (as whiskey or tequila) often diluted with something (as soda); also a bit of food (as a raw oyster) served in a shot glass

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a person or thing that shoots. 2 a (in comb.) a gun or other device for shooting (peashooter; six-shooter). b sl. a pistol etc. 3 a player who shoots or is able to shoot a goal in football, netball, etc. 4 Cricket a ball that shoots. 5 a person who throws a die or dice.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shooter Shoot"er, n. 1. One who shoots, as an archer or a gunner. 2. That which shoots. Specifically: (a) A firearm; as, a five-shooter. [Colloq. U.S.] (b) A shooting star. [R.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(shooters) 1. A shooter is a person who shoots a gun. An eyewitness identified him as the shooter... N-COUNT 2. A shooter is a gun. (INFORMAL) N-COUNT



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