Translation of rifleman in Spanish:

rifleman

Pronunciation: /ˈraɪfəlmən/

noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)

  • [Military/Militar] fusilero (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • Opinions began to alter during the wars of the mid-18th century and military riflemen appeared in most combatant nations' armies, albeit in small numbers.
    • Though the automatic rifle has changed, the role of the automatic rifleman has not since its conception circa World War I. The automatic rifleman supports the infantry squad in the offense and defense.
    • Lately, some have been saying that every soldier is a rifleman.

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