sniper

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snip·er

 (snī′pər)
n.
1. A skilled military shooter detailed to spot and pick off enemy soldiers from a concealed place.
2. One who shoots at other people from a concealed place.

sniper

(ˈsnaɪpə)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a rifleman who fires from a concealed place, esp a military marksman who fires from cover usually at long ranges at individual enemy soldiers

snip•er

(ˈsnaɪ pər)
n.
a person who shoots at individuals from a concealed or distant position.
[1820–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sniper - a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed placesniper - a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
crack shot, marksman, sharpshooter - someone skilled in shooting
Translations
قَنّاص
střelec ze zálohy
snigskytte
tarkka-ampuja
snajperist
orvlövész
leyniskytta
strelec zo zálohy
keskin nişancıpusudan ateş eden kişi
bắn tỉa

sniper

[ˈsnaɪpəʳ] Nfrancotirador(a) m/f

sniper

[ˈsnaɪpər] n (= marksman) → tireur m embusqué

sniper

nHeckenschütze m/-schützin f; sniper-fireHeckenschützenfeuer nt

sniper

[ˈsnaɪpəʳ] nfranco tiratore m, cecchino

snipe

(snaip) : snipe at
to shoot at (someone) from a hidden position. The rebels were sniping at the government troops.
ˈsniper noun
The soldier was shot by a sniper.
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