- 1A person who uses a gun either regularly or on a particular occasion.More example sentences
- This type of rifle has proven surprisingly popular with regular shooters as well.
- The shooter was a former office employee who was fired about a year ago.
- Within moments, a police officer on duty fired from the floor of the Council chamber at the shooter in the balcony.
- 2A member of a team in games such as basketball whose role is to attempt to score goals.More example sentences
- The game became a battle of tight defence over all court positions with immense pressure being applied to the goal shooters of both teams.
- Not much of a shooter, he scores about 10 points less per game then his predecessor used to.
- Have the shooters approach the basket as fast as possible (without losing control of the ball!).
- 2.1A person who throws a die or dice.More example sentences
- Most players wager with the shooter and with the dice.
- Would you rather put your money, or increase your bet on a shooter who throws at random, or one with at least a modicum of control?
- Otherwise, the come-out roll becomes the point and you are gambling on whether the shooter will subsequently throw the point or a seven first.
- 4 • informal , chiefly North American A small alcoholic drink, especially of distilled liquor: geez, he could use a shooter of whiskeyMore example sentences
- While perusing the menu, Ritchie offered us an Elvis drink, a vodka and grape drink shooter.
- I divided the drink among four glasses, explained to the guys what I'd been up too, and we downed the new drink as shooters.
- Disappointed that we had missed a good evening of free drinking, we decided to go to my friends' place of work, where I drank a plethora of shooters, several mixed drinks and a beer.
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