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 (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
The police are looking for the shooter.
there were eight shooters taking turns at the same target in the final competition
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up shooter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).