sharpshooter

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noun sharp·shoot·er \ˈshärp-ˌshü-tər\

Definition of sharpshooter

  1. 1 :  a proficient marksman

  2. 2 :  a consistently accurate shooter (as in basketball)

Examples of sharpshooter in a sentence

  1. the police stationed sharpshooters on rooftops all along the route of the presidential motorcade

1794

First Known Use of sharpshooter

1794


SHARPSHOOTER Defined for English Language Learners

sharpshooter

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noun sharp·shoot·er \ˈshärp-ˌshü-tər\

Definition of sharpshooter for English Language Learners

  • : someone who is skilled at shooting a target with a gun



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