[ US /ˈʃutɝ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈuːtɐ/ ]
  1. a professional killer who uses a gun
  2. a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
  3. (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
  4. a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
  5. a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    a poor shooter
    he is a crack shot
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How To Use shooter In A Sentence

  • It had multiple shooters, multiple locations, mobile threats, willingness to fight the first responders and follow-on SWAT/commando units, well-equipped and well-trained operatives, and a willingness to die. Cliff Schecter: The Terrorist and the Terror Watch List
  • A troubleshooter is being appointed to make the prison service more efficient.
  • The first offense will result in disqualification of the shooter from the event.
  • The elegant cinematography is the work of Jeff Cronenweth (who comes by it naturally; his late father, Jordan, was one of the best shooters of his time). 'Social Network': Password Is Perfection
  • If the defender is in front or alongside the shooter, the ball is very exposed for a block.
  • But I think that people do feel, as I mentioned a little earlier, that she's a very breezy hip-shooter kind of person. CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2004
  • This is true even in the Urban 4-H programs where most of the young shooters or their parentsare not neccesarily primarily interested in hunting perse. The Volokh Conspiracy » Changes in the Gun Culture over the last 25 years
  • Many shooters don't understand the purpose of such a dual action, assuming that the pump mechanism is a fail-safe against a malfunction with the semiauto mode.
  • Highly skilled Sharpshooter with scoped M 1903 Rifle, effective against all Infantry. Can use camouflage ability.
  • Five or six small boys, with pea-shooters, and the cornopean player, got up behind; in front the big boys, mostly smoking, not for pleasure, but because they are now gentlemen at large, and this is the most correct public method of notifying the fact. Tom Brown's Schooldays
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