Definition of wadcutter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwädˌkədər/


chiefly US
A bullet designed to cut a neat hole in a paper range target.
Example sentences
  • The lumbering wadcutter bullet seemed to take forever to get out of the barrel and you really had to hold hard to get good scores.
  • While almost everyone thinks of the wadcutter as making nice, clean, easy-to-score, holes in targets, there's more.
  • The ammo was Crosman Copperhead 4.5mm wadcutters.

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Syllabification: wad·cut·ter

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