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sharp·shoot·er

 (shärp′sho͞o′tər)
n.
1. One who is highly proficient at shooting.
2.
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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sharpshooter

(ˈʃɑːpˌʃuːtə)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an expert marksman, esp with a rifle
ˈsharpˌshooting n
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sharp•shoot•er

(ˈʃɑrpˌʃu tər)

n.
1. a person skilled in shooting, esp. with a rifle.
2. an athlete noted for accurate aim, as in basketball or archery.
[1795–1805]
sharp′shoot`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharpshooter - an athlete noted for accurate aim
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
2.sharpshooter - someone skilled in shootingsharpshooter - 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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Translations

sharpshooter

[ˈʃɑːpˌʃuːtəʳ] N (esp US) → tirador(a) m/f de primera
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) ntireur/euse m/f d'élitesharp-tongued [ˌʃɑːrpˈtʌŋd] adjà la langue bien affiléesharp-witted [ˌʃɑːrpˈwɪtɪd] adjà l'esprit vif, malin/igne
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sharpshooter

[ˈʃɑːpˌʃuːtəʳ] ntiratore m scelto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
But this adjutant returned half an hour later with the news that the commander of the dragoons had already retreated beyond the dip in the ground, as a heavy fire had been opened on him and he was losing men uselessly, and so had hastened to throw some sharpshooters into the wood.
Farther on you were fired upon by a detachment of sharpshooters, mounted upon the top of a pi-pi.
The men were fighting on foot with long-swords, while an occasional shot from a sharpshooter on the outskirts of the conflict would bring down a warrior who might for an instant separate himself from the entangled mass.
"Fools, if you would find the bullet of a sharpshooter in these woods, you must look in the object, and not around it!"
I say, old sharpshooter, she may have pretty bones, but I can’t say so much for her flesh, d’ye see, for she looks somewhat like anatomy with another man’s jacket on.
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 5 (ANI): Stepping into the shoes of Chandro and Prakashi Tomar, India's oldest sharpshooters, Taapsee Pannu with co-star Bhumi Pednekar looks totally made for the role in a still she shared from the sets of their forthcoming film 'Saand Ki Aankh'.
Summary: Actresses star as Indian sharpshooters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar
This all came about because of the situation in Ann Arbor, where the City Council approved spending to hire sharpshooters and to sterilize does.
One of the many attempts to control deer populations and disease has been utilization of professional "sharpshooters" to reduce populations and "control" disease.
Instead, the North's sharpshooters preferred the Sharps rifle, an innovative breech-loading weapon employing a falling-block action.
Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, reported a spike in the number of glassy-winged sharpshooters trapped in the Temecula Valley this summer.
The first soldier was killed in ambushes by the Yemeni army sharpshooters in the Faridhah military base and the second trooper was fatally wounded in Dafiniah village later in the day, Al Masirah reported.