Definition of trapshooting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrapˌSHo͞odiNG/


The sport of shooting at clay pigeons released from a spring trap.
Example sentences
  • There was also trap shooting at clay pigeons and maybe even a shooting gallery below decks.
  • To fix this, I suggest you repeat your two very best appearances over the past few weeks: Windsurfing off Nantucket and trap shooting in Ohio.
  • The down-the line events are more or less conventional trap shooting with the clays being released away from the shooter.



Pronunciation: /ˈtrapˌSHo͞odər/
Example sentences
  • The most accomplished female double trap shooter in the world, Kim is a favorite to win the gold medal in Athens and is the U.S. only woman competitor in the event.
  • She will remain a contender for future Olympics, as she continues to aim for greater heights in her quest to be an Olympic trap shooter.
  • Her husband, Kenneth, is an avid trap shooter and golfer who sank his first hole-in-one at the age of 90, she said.

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Syllabification: trap·shoot·ing

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