markswoman

noun marks·wom·an \ ˈmärks-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of markswoman

: a woman skilled in shooting at a mark or target

First Known Use of markswoman

1802

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Definition of markswoman for English Language Learners

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


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of markswoman


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