Definition of archer in English:

archer

Line breaks: ar¦cher
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːtʃə
 
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noun

  • 1A person who shoots with a bow and arrows, especially at a target as a sport.
    More example sentences
    • If an archer shoots their arrow into the wrong target face, that arrow will not score any points.
    • Massed ranks of archers would aim their arrows high, to achieve a large range, without particularly careful aiming.
    • Some archers allow the arrow to rest on the top of their forefinger, some prefer the rest.
    Synonyms
  • 1.1 (the Archer) The zodiacal sign or constellation Sagittarius.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French archier, based on Latin arcus 'bow'.

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