Definitions for: Shooter


[n] a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
[n] a professional killer who uses a gun
[n] (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
[n] a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
[n] a person who shoots (as regards their ability); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"



Webster (1913) Definition: Shoot"er, n.
1. One who shoots, as an archer or a gunner.

2. That which shoots. Specifically:
(a) A firearm; as, a five-shooter. [Colloq. U.S.]
(b) A shooting star. [R.]

Synonyms: crap-shooter, gun, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, hit man, shot, taw, torpedo, triggerman

See Also: crack shot, expert, gambler, liquidator, manslayer, marble, marksman, murderer, participant, player, sharpshooter, trapshooter

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