crap·​shoot·​er | \ ˈkrap-ˌshü-tər How to pronounce crapshooter (audio) \

Definition of crapshooter

: one who plays craps

Examples of crapshooter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Franzen spends his time away from Adelaide with the crapshooters. Anika Perera, Orange County Register, "Los Alamitos entertains with ‘Guys and Dolls’," 19 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of crapshooter

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Crapshooter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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