Definition of Crap-shooter

1. Noun. A gambler who throws dice in the game of craps.

Exact synonyms: Shooter
Generic synonyms: Gambler
Derivative terms: Shoot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crap-shooter

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crannoge
crannoges
crannogs
cranny
crannying
cranreuch
cranreuchs
crans
crant
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crants
crantses

Literary usage of Crap-shooter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Essays by John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce (1915)
"Then came a general Act, with a retroactive clause to admit the "crap- shooter," but General Bingham, then commissioner, used the discretion given him by ..."

2. Quentin Roosevelt: A Sketch with Letters by Quentin Roosevelt (1921)
"Privately we all took our cue from the Captain—but after about two games you couldn't tell whether it was he or Quentin who was the veteran "crap- shooter. ..."

3. Complete History of the Colored Soldiers in the World War: Authentic Story (1919)
"Lorillard Spencer, was the champion crap shooter of the outfit. He and his friends managed to keep a game going even when the regiment had not seen the ..."

4. Twentieth Century Negro Literature: Or, A Cyclopedia of Thought on the Vital by Daniel Wallace Culp (1902)
"For the white prisoner, whatever his offense, there is always a hope of pardon, but the Negro prisoner, unless he be a crap-shooter or chicken thief, ..."

5. Modern Essays by John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce (1915)
"Then came a general Act, with a retroactive clause to admit the "crap- shooter," but General Bingham, then commissioner, used the discretion given him by ..."

6. Quentin Roosevelt: A Sketch with Letters by Quentin Roosevelt (1921)
"Privately we all took our cue from the Captain—but after about two games you couldn't tell whether it was he or Quentin who was the veteran "crap- shooter. ..."

7. Complete History of the Colored Soldiers in the World War: Authentic Story (1919)
"Lorillard Spencer, was the champion crap shooter of the outfit. He and his friends managed to keep a game going even when the regiment had not seen the ..."

8. Twentieth Century Negro Literature: Or, A Cyclopedia of Thought on the Vital by Daniel Wallace Culp (1902)
"For the white prisoner, whatever his offense, there is always a hope of pardon, but the Negro prisoner, unless he be a crap-shooter or chicken thief, ..."

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