Share this entry

Share this page

wadcutter

Line breaks: wad|cut¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒdkʌtə
 
/

Definition of wadcutter in English:

noun

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.

Definition of wadcutter in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something