Definition of marksman
: a person skilled in shooting at a mark or target
marksmanshipplay \-ˌship\ noun
Examples of marksman in a Sentence
only the best marksmen can hit the bull's-eye at 500 feet
Recent Examples of marksman from the Web
With four special shooting periods this spring and summer in which landowners and DNR marksmen killed nearly 1,500 deer, Wisconsin got an early start on its efforts to test for and contain the disease.
Lauri Markkanen, PF, Arizona Three-point shooting has never been more important, and Markkanen might be this draft’s best long-range marksman.
Payne, a U.S. Army marksman, is an overall open division winner in the PRS.
The marksman-scientist who pulled the trigger was experienced.
The gunman who committed the massacre in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub was a skilled marksman who repeatedly passed firing range tests with near-perfect scores, state records released Wednesday showed.
Trailing midway through the second half, Valentine penetrated and kicked out to the marksman Bryn Forbes, who hit his 3.
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First Known Use of marksman
MARKSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marksman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who is skilled in shooting a gun at a target
MARKSMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of marksman for Students
: a person who shoots well
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