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Meaning of SHOOTER

Pronunciation:  'shootur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
  2. [n]  a professional killer who uses a gun
  3. [n]  (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
  4. [n]  a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
  5. [n]  a person who shoots (as regards their ability); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
 

SHOOTER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: crap-shooter, gun, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, shot, taw, torpedo, triggerman
 
 See Also: crack shot, expert, gambler, liquidator, manslayer, marble, marksman, murderer, participant, player, sharpshooter, trapshooter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.]

 

 

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