marksman

noun marks·man \ ˈmärks-mən \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of marksman

: a person skilled in shooting at a mark or target

marksmanship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of marksman in a Sentence

  1. only the best marksmen can hit the bull's-eye at 500 feet

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First Known Use of marksman

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marksman Synonyms


MARKSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

marksman

noun

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

marksman

noun marks·man \ ˈmärks-mən \

Definition of marksman for Students

plural marksmen \-mən\
: a person who shoots well

marksmanship

\-ˌship\ noun


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