sharpshooter(redirected from Sharpshooters)
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1. One who is highly proficient at shooting.
a. The second military grade of proficiency in the use of rifles and other small arms.
b. One who holds this grade of proficiency.
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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an expert marksman, esp with a rifle
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a person skilled in shooting, esp. with a rifle.
2. an athlete noted for accurate aim, as in basketball or archery.
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|Noun||1.||sharpshooter - an athlete noted for accurate aim|
|2.||sharpshooter - someone skilled in shooting |
deadeye - a dead shot
franc-tireur - a sharpshooter (in the French army)
rifleman - someone skilled in the use of a rifle
shooter, shot - a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
sniper - a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
|3.||sharpshooter - a fast schooner once used by New England fisherman for illegal fishing in Canadian waters|
schooner - sailing vessel used in former times
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
sharpshooter[ˈʃɑːrpʃuːtər] (mainly US) n → tireur/euse m/f d'élitesharp-tongued [ˌʃɑːrpˈtʌŋd] adj → à la langue bien affiléesharp-witted [ˌʃɑːrpˈwɪtɪd] adj → à l'esprit vif, malin/igne
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