square shooter


Definition of square shooter

: a just or honest person

Examples of square shooter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whether the Justice Department appeals Judge Jackson’s outrageous decision will tell us whether Mr. Garland really is a square shooter, as he has been sold. William Mcgurn, WSJ, 10 May 2021

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First Known Use of square shooter

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of square shooter was circa 1914

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“Square shooter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square%20shooter. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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