noun Date: 1802 1. a proficient marksman 2. a consistently accurate shooter (as in basketball)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sharpshooter — (n.) 1802, translation of Ger. Scharfschütze …   Etymology dictionary

  • sharpshooter — ► NOUN ▪ a person skilled in shooting …   English terms dictionary

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  • Sharpshooter — A sharpshooter commonly refers to a marksman, not to be confused with sniper .Sharpshooter may also refer to:* Sharpshooter (insect), a specific species of leafhoppers * Sharpshooter (professional wrestling), a wrestling submission hold *… …   Wikipedia

  • sharpshooter — UK [ˈʃɑː(r)pˌʃuːtə(r)] / US [ˈʃɑrpˌʃutər] noun [countable] Word forms sharpshooter : singular sharpshooter plural sharpshooters mainly journalism someone who can fire a gun or other weapon accurately …   English dictionary

  • sharpshooter — [[t]ʃɑ͟ː(r)pʃuːtə(r)[/t]] sharpshooters N COUNT A sharpshooter is a person who can fire a gun very accurately. [AM] Syn: marksman …   English dictionary

  • sharpshooter — sharpshooting, n. /shahrp shooh teuhr/, n. 1. a person skilled in shooting, esp. with a rifle. 2. Mil. a. a rating below expert and above marksman, assigned to one who has qualified with a specific score in rifle marksmanship. b. a person who has …   Universalium

  • sharpshooter — noun A person trained to shoot precisely with a certain type of rifle; a marksman See Also: sniper …   Wiktionary

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