markswoman

noun
marks·​wom·​an | \ ˈmärks-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce markswoman (audio) \

Definition of markswoman

: a woman skilled in shooting at a mark or target

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Recent Examples on the Web As our markswoman reeled in the dart, our team celebrated the capture of a precious skin biopsy sample. Amy Apprill, The Conversation, 17 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of markswoman

1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Markswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/markswoman. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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markswoman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of markswoman

: a woman who is skilled in shooting a gun at a target

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