Definition of sharpshooter in English:

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sharpshooter

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɑːpʃuːtə/

noun

A person who is very skilled in shooting.
Example sentences
  • Both are expert marksmen, sharpshooters, snipers of great skill and reputation.
  • You use that advice to tailor the recommendations you make to marksmen, sharpshooters and experts.
  • Johnny stepped up to the counter where the would-be sharpshooters were signing up for the shooting match.

Derivatives

sharpshooting

noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • For a vehicle that was riddled with hundreds of bullets fired by normally sharpshooting American soldiers, the car shows astonishingly little damage.
  • Whereas Twain on the warpath was a sharpshooting rifleman and Mencken laid about with the broadsword, Brooks's literary weapon is the tweezers.
  • Every new dusty setting calls for more energetic sharpshooting, whether picking off an angry mob or firing at targets from horseback.

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