sniper
noun see snipe II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sniper — [ snajpɶr ] n. m. • mil. XXe; mot angl., de to snipe « canarder » ♦ Anglic. Tireur embusqué et isolé. Des snipers. sniper [snipœʀ; snajpœʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot angl., de to snipe. ❖ ♦ Anglic …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sniper — [snī′pər] n. a person, esp. a soldier, who snipes * * * snip·er (snīʹpər) n. 1. A skilled military shooter detailed to spot and pick off enemy soldiers from a concealed place. 2. One who shoots at other people from a concealed place. * * * …   Universalium

  • sniper — sharpshooter; one who shoots from a hidden place, 1824, agent noun from SNIPE (Cf. snipe) (v.). The birds were considered a challenging target for an expert shooter: Snipe Shooting is a good trial of the gunner s skill, who often engages in this… …   Etymology dictionary

  • sniper — |snáiper| s. 2 g. Atirador profissional que se oculta enquanto procura atingir os alvos com uma arma de precisão.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • sniper — [snī′pər] n. a person, esp. a soldier, who snipes …   English World dictionary

  • Sniper — For other uses, see Sniper (disambiguation). Sniper US Army sniper team shooting from within a room in Afghanistan with M24 SWS, 19 October 2006. Occupation Names Sniper Activity …   Wikipedia

  • Sniper — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Sniper », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sniper est un mot anglais qui désigne : un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sniper — Para otros usos de este término, véase Sniper (informática). Sniper Datos generales Origen Val d Oise, Francia Información artística …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sniper — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Sniper – Der Heckenschütze von Washington Originaltitel D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sniper — UK [ˈsnaɪpə(r)] / US [ˈsnaɪpər] noun [countable] Word forms sniper : singular sniper plural snipers someone who shoots at people from a hidden place …   English dictionary

  • sniper — noun a) A person who carries the professional title of sniper b) A person using long range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position …   Wiktionary

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