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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