Definition of Crapshooter

1. Noun. A gambler who plays the game of craps.

Generic synonyms: Gambler

Definition of Crapshooter

1. Noun. A person who plays craps ¹

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Definition of Crapshooter

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Literary usage of Crapshooter

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1. Appraisements and Asperities as to Some Contemporary Writers by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1922)
"... want to play Hamlet"; the whimsicality of the query. "How does a hangman behave at home?" or the daring thought of God as a crapshooter: "God is Luck ..."

2. Appraisements and Asperities as to Some Contemporary Writers by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1922)
"or the daring thought of God as a crapshooter: "God is Luck and luck is God; we are all bones the High Thrower rolled; some are two spots, some double sixes ..."

3. Juvenile Courts and Probation by Bernard Flexner, Roger Nash Baldwin (1914)
"A boy brought in for larceny may be a truant, a runaway, a crapshooter, a cigarette-smoker, or any one of a dozen brands which are marked for the court. ..."

4. Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1900)
"... contemptuously, and near by stood the " King of crapshooters." " A crapshooter," said ..."

5. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1920)
"Take the case of the gambler and the crapshooter in this city. What is the use of bringing them before a magistrate and having them fined one or two dollars ..."

6. An American in New York: A Novel of To-day by Opie Percival Read (1905)
"... crapshooter came within reach Dan hauled off and with the umbrella knocked him down—nearly killed him; and, as the police were taking the preacher up to ..."

7. Appraisements and Asperities as to Some Contemporary Writers by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1922)
"... want to play Hamlet"; the whimsicality of the query. "How does a hangman behave at home?" or the daring thought of God as a crapshooter: "God is Luck ..."

8. Appraisements and Asperities as to Some Contemporary Writers by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1922)
"or the daring thought of God as a crapshooter: "God is Luck and luck is God; we are all bones the High Thrower rolled; some are two spots, some double sixes ..."

9. Juvenile Courts and Probation by Bernard Flexner, Roger Nash Baldwin (1914)
"A boy brought in for larceny may be a truant, a runaway, a crapshooter, a cigarette-smoker, or any one of a dozen brands which are marked for the court. ..."

10. Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1900)
"... contemptuously, and near by stood the " King of crapshooters." " A crapshooter," said ..."

11. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1920)
"Take the case of the gambler and the crapshooter in this city. What is the use of bringing them before a magistrate and having them fined one or two dollars ..."

12. An American in New York: A Novel of To-day by Opie Percival Read (1905)
"... crapshooter came within reach Dan hauled off and with the umbrella knocked him down—nearly killed him; and, as the police were taking the preacher up to ..."

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