Definition of Shooter

1. Noun. A large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles.

Exact synonyms: Taw
Generic synonyms: Marble
Derivative terms: Shoot



2. Noun. A person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot). "A poor shooter"
Exact synonyms: Shot
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Crack Shot, Marksman, Sharpshooter, Gun, Gunman, Trapshooter
Derivative terms: Shoot, Shoot, Shoot

3. Noun. A gambler who throws dice in the game of craps.
Exact synonyms: Crap-shooter
Generic synonyms: Gambler
Derivative terms: Shoot

4. Noun. (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket).
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Participant, Player
Derivative terms: Shoot

5. Noun. A professional killer who uses a gun.
Exact synonyms: Gun, Gun For Hire, Gunman, Gunslinger, Hired Gun, Hit Man, Hitman, Torpedo, Triggerman
Generic synonyms: Liquidator, Manslayer, Murderer
Derivative terms: Gun, Shoot

Definition of Shooter

1. n. One who shoots, as an archer or a gunner.

Definition of Shooter

1. Noun. Someone who shoots something; a gunner, archer etc. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) A firearm. ¹

3. Noun. A videogame or arcade game in which shooting enemies (or targets) is the main objective. ¹

4. Noun. (context: professional wrestling slang) A professional wrestler who uses actual fighting moves as part of his style, or who speaks his mind during a live or televised event (instead of speaking from a script). ¹

5. Noun. A large marble used for knocking smaller marbles out of a chalk circle. ¹

6. Noun. An alcoholic beverage typically served in a shot glass. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shooter

1. one that shoots [n -S] - See also: shoots

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shooter

shoot the boots
shoot the breeze
shoot the bull
shoot the messenger
shoot the moon
shoot through
shoot through like a Bondi tram
shoot up
shootable
shootaround
shootarounds
shootdown
shootdowns
shooted
shooter (current term)
shooters
shooteth
shootin'
shooting
shooting-iron
shooting-spree
shooting box
shooting brake
shooting circle
shooting circles
shooting galleries
shooting gallery
shooting guard
shooting guards

Literary usage of Shooter

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1. The Tribune Book of Open-air Sports by Ottmar Mergenthaler, Henry Hall (1887)
"it shall be optional with the shooter to accept the same; if accepted, ... The shooter shall be allowed another bird under either of the following ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"Лог/А. (3) The tube of a pea-shooter. (4) A trumpeter. (.-Í.-. ... (1) A tube ; a pea-shooter. (2) A trump at cards. North. (3) The same as Trunk-hose, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... the shooter," in the Cottonian manuscript shows a transition point. In the time of Edward the Confessor there were Saxon tenants in Suffolk: ..."

4. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"DRESS OF A shooter. THE study of dress in everything further than always to appear like a gentleman, or strictly in the character of what a man professes ..."

5. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1844)
"DRESS OF A shooter. THE study of dress in every thing further than always to appear like a gentleman, or strictly in the character of what a man professes ..."

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