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sharpshooter

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noun sharp·shoot·er \ˈshärp-ˌshü-tər\

Simple Definition of sharpshooter

  • : someone who is skilled at shooting a target with a gun

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sharpshooter

  1. 1 :  a proficient marksman

  2. 2 :  a consistently accurate shooter (as in basketball)

Examples of sharpshooter in a sentence

  1. <the police stationed sharpshooters on rooftops all along the route of the presidential motorcade>



1802

First Known Use of sharpshooter

1802



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