shooter

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noun shoot·er \ˈshü-tər\

Definition of shooter

  1. 1 :  one that shoots: such asa :  a person who fires a missile-discharging device (as a rifle or bow)b :  the person who is shooting or whose turn it is to shootc :  photographer

  2. 2 :  something that is used in shooting: such asa :  a marble shot from the handb :  revolver —usually used in combination six-shooter

  3. 3 :  a shot of hard liquor (as whiskey or tequila) often diluted with something (as soda); also :  a bit of food (as a raw oyster) served in a shot glass

Examples of shooter in a sentence

  1. The police are looking for the shooter.

  2. there were eight shooters taking turns at the same target in the final competition

13th Century

First Known Use of shooter

13th century


SHOOTER Defined for English Language Learners

shooter

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noun shoot·er \ˈshü-tər\

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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