Definition of shooter
2 : something that is used in shooting: such asa : a marble shot from the handb : revolver —usually used in combination six-shooter
3 : a shot of hard liquor (such as whiskey or tequila) often diluted with something (such as soda); also : a bit of food (such as a raw oyster) served in a shot glass
Examples of shooter in a Sentence
The police are looking for the shooter.
there were eight shooters taking turns at the same target in the final competition
Recent Examples of shooter from the Web
As for the quest to find more shooters, Griffin pulled off a midseason trade last year for the big man Channing Frye, who can hit from the outside.
Headstrong and selfless, Green issues edicts, finds open shooters, and locks down opposing All-Stars.
Bryant Archer was the only survivor and identified Melson as the shooter.
The shooter was described as being 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-11, between the ages of 25 and 30, and wearing white or gray jeans and a black hoodie, police said.
Cal Fire has not officially determined the cause of the fire, but a witness posted a video that seemed to show a group of nearby shooters accidentally starting it.
Police say gang unit detectives say the gold Toyota Camry the shooter was driving was registered to his grandmother.
Cason, who had been living with Woods and David Johnson IV, testified that Woods was the shooter.
Police have not said if the victims knew the shooter.
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First Known Use of shooter
SHOOTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shooter for English Language Learners
: a person who shoots a weapon
: a person who throws, kicks, or hits a ball or puck
: a small amount (called a shot) of liquor (such as whiskey or tequila) often mixed with another liquid
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