Definition of Marksman

1. Noun. Someone skilled in shooting.

Exact synonyms: Crack Shot, Sharpshooter
Specialized synonyms: Deadeye, Franc-tireur, Rifleman, Sniper
Generic synonyms: Shooter, Shot
Specialized synonyms: Annie Oakley, Oakley
Derivative terms: Marksmanship, Sharpshoot



Definition of Marksman

1. n. One skillful to hit a mark with a missile; one who shoots well.

Definition of Marksman

1. Noun. A man skilled in shooting (a gun) at a target. ¹

2. Noun. (soccer) goalscorer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marksman

1. a person skillful at hitting a target [n MARKSMEN]

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Literary usage of Marksman

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

1. The Queensland Law Journal Reports by W. H. Osborne (1887)
"Wo all know that the usual modo of making the signature of a marksman is to ... Mr. Griffith says, he might be a marksman. I do not see anything in tho ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... and many years later presented the ' Mapper- ley Cup' as a prize for the best marksman of the Robin Hood volunteers. He married, on 28 Jan. ..."

3. Journal of Applied Psychology by American Psychological Association, American Association for Applied Psychology (1918)
"The Abilities of an Expert marksman Tested RUDOLF PINTNER and HERBERT A. TOOPS. Mental Tests of Unemployed Men (Concluded) 15 in the Psychological ..."

4. The Life of Rev. John Clark by Barnes M. Hall (1856)
"... marksman — Menomonee — Cat-beach — A School anticipated—La Pointe— Rev. Sherman Hall—Teachers winter at La Pointe — Effects of their Visit—Translating— ..."

5. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1906)
"A GOOD marksman THERE was once a boy who was very fond of shooting. Every day he practiced with his air gun and bow and arrow. His hand was steady, ..."

6. Use of Speed Monitoring and Communications Display for Traffic Control by Jon Micheal Wertjes (1996)
"marksman costs a beam that's barely three feet wide even at a thousand feet. marksman also expedites accident reconstruction and performs highway speed and ..."

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