Definition of Sharpshoot

1. Verb. Aim and shoot with great precision.

Exact synonyms: Snipe
Generic synonyms: Blast, Shoot
Derivative terms: Sharpshooter, Sharpshooter, Snipe, Sniper



Definition of Sharpshoot

1. Verb. To shoot with precision. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sharpshoot

sharpest
sharpfin
sharpie
sharpies
sharping
sharpings
sharpish
sharpite
sharpling
sharplings
sharply
sharpness
sharpnesses
sharps
sharpsaw
sharpshoot (current term)
sharpshooter
sharpshooters
sharpshooting
sharpshootings
sharpster
sharpsters
sharptail
sharptail mola
sharptails
sharptongued
sharpy
sharrow
sharrows
sharwal

Literary usage of Sharpshoot

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1865)
"The Federals bullets cutting a new rent in the dismounted many of their cavalry- glorious old ensign. men; and their line of sharpshoot- The enemy now ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... Greener, 'sharpshoot- tng for Sport and War' (London 1900) ; Hudson, 'Modern Rifle Shooting from the American Standpoint' (New York 1903) ; Kephart, ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... he is making rapid progress in pushing it forward, unmolested by the fire of a single gun, and with scarcely any annoyance from oui' sharpshoot- ere. ..."

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