Definition of sharpshooter
1 : a proficient marksman
2 : a consistently accurate shooter (as in basketball)
Examples of sharpshooter in a Sentence
the police stationed sharpshooters on rooftops all along the route of the presidential motorcade
Recent Examples of sharpshooter from the Web
First and foremost, then make sure Golden State's sharpshooters have a hand in their face.
So when Duke sharpshooter Trajan Langdon floundered, the buzzer sounded and the UConn men finally scaled the college hoops summit, Joe D'Ambrosio had already auditioned for immortality.
Sharpshooters maintained positions on nearby rooftops.
The event, in advance of Memorial Day weekend, was emotional for Rebecca Czyz, the niece of militia member and Inupiat Eskimo sharpshooter Laura Beltz Wright, who was among just 23 women in the 6,400-member unit.
When General Manager David Griffin traded for Korver in January, the sharpshooter became the newest member of the family, a perfect fit both on and off the court.
The event was an emotional time for Rebecca Czyz, the niece of militia member and Inupiat Eskimo sharpshooter Laura Beltz Wright, who was among just 23 women in the 6,400-member unit.
The 17-ounce sharpshooter has a lightweight magnesium body and comes with a versatile 7X optical zoom lens.
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SHARPSHOOTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sharpshooter for English Language Learners
: someone who is skilled at shooting a target with a gun
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