Marksman

  • 1 Marksman — Marks man, n.; pl. {Marksmen}. [Earlier markman; mark + man.] 1. One skillful to hit a mark with a missile; one who shoots well. especially with a pistol or rifle. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. (Law) One who makes his mark, instead of writing his name,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 marksman — 1650s, from MARK (Cf. mark) (n.1) in Middle English sense of target + MAN (Cf. man); with genitive s. Earlier form was markman (1570s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 marksman — ► NOUN ▪ a person skilled in shooting. DERIVATIVES marksmanship noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 marksman — [märks′mən] n. pl. marksmen [märks′mən] a person who shoots, esp. one who shoots well marksmanship n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Marksman — For other uses, see Marksman (disambiguation). Sharpshooter redirects here. For other uses, see Sharpshooter (disambiguation). A US Marine Designated Marksman. A marksman is a person who is skilled in precision, or a sharpshooter shooting,[1] …

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  • 6 Marksman — Das englische Wort Marksman (Scharfschütze) bezeichnet ein britisches Flugabwehrsystem, siehe Marksman (Flugabwehr) eine britische Kriegsschiffsklasse, siehe Marksman Klasse einen US amerikanischen Actionfilm, siehe The Marksman – Zielgenau Di …

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  • 7 marksman — [[t]mɑ͟ː(r)ksmən[/t]] marksmen 1) N COUNT A marksman is a person who can shoot very accurately. He was hit in the head and arm when police marksmen opened fire. 2) N COUNT In sports journalism, a marksman is a football player who scores a lot of… …

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  • 8 marksman — UK [ˈmɑː(r)ksmən] / US [ˈmɑrksmən] noun [countable] Word forms marksman : singular marksman plural marksmen UK [ˈmɑː(r)ksmən] / US [ˈmɑrksmən] someone who is skilful at shooting …

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  • 9 marksman — n. a serious college student who works hard to get good marks (grades). □ Sally is a marksman. She’s always studying. □ Bill kept saying that Todd was a geek and a marksman, until Todd flunked algebra …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 10 marksman — noun Marksman is used after these nouns: ↑police …

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  • 11 marksman — n. a crack, skilled marksman see also markswoman …

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  • 12 marksman — noun Date: 1644 a person skilled in shooting at a mark or target • marksmanship noun …

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  • 13 marksman — marksmanship, n. /mahrks meuhn/, n., pl. marksmen. 1. a person who is skilled in shooting at a mark; a person who shoots well. 2. Mil. a. the lowest rating in rifle marksmanship, below that of sharpshooter and expert. b. a person who has achieved …

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  • 14 marksman — noun a) A man skilled in shooting (a gun) at a target. b) goalscorer. Syn: archer, bowman, sharpshooter …

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  • 15 marksman — Synonyms and related words: Admirable Crichton, Nimrod, Zouave, adept, archer, artilleryman, artisan, artist, attache, authority, bersagliere, bowman, cannoneer, carabineer, chasseur, connaisseur, connoisseur, consultant, cordon bleu, crack shot …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 marksman — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sharpshooter, dead shot, crackshot. See propulsion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. sharpshooter, sniper, shooter; see rifleman . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. sharpshooter, crack shot, dead shot, good… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 marksman — marks|man [ˈma:ksmən US ˈma:rks ] n plural marksmen [ mən] someone who can shoot a gun very well …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 marksman — marks|man [ marksmən ] (plural marks|men [ marksmən ] ) noun count someone who is skillful at shooting …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 marksman — marks·man || mÉ‘rksmÉ™n / mɑːksmÉ™n n. person who is skillful at shooting at a mark (especially with a pistol or rifle); gunman, rifleman, sharpshooter …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 marksman — noun (plural marksmen) a person skilled in shooting. Derivatives marksmanship noun …

    English new terms dictionary