square shooter
noun Date: circa 1914 a just or honest person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • square shooter — ☆ square shooter n. Informal an honest, just person …   English World dictionary

  • square\ shooter — • straight shooter • square shooter • shoot straight • shoot square v informal To act fairly; deal honestly. You can trust that salesman; he shoots straight with his customers. We get along well because we always shoot square with each other. •… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • square shooter — noun a frank and honest person • Syn: ↑straight shooter, ↑straight arrow • Ant: ↑liar • Hypernyms: ↑good person * * * noun : an honest person : one who plays fairly and ju …   Useful english dictionary

  • square shooter — n. an honest person. (See also straight shooter.) □ I trust Sam. He’s a square shooter. □ He wouldn’t do anything shabby. He’s a square shooter …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • square shooter — fair dealer, honest person    Sidney is a square shooter. He won t cheat you …   English idioms

  • square shooter — square shooting. Informal. an honest, fair person. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • square shooter — square′ shoot′er n. an honest, fair person • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • square shooter — See: SHOOT STRAIGHT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • square shooter — See: SHOOT STRAIGHT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • square shooter — naive and honest person (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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