crapshooter


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crap·shoot·er

 (krăp′sho͞o′tər)
n.
One who plays craps.
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crapshooter

(ˈkræpˌʃuːtə)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) US a person who plays the game of craps
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crap•shoot•er

(ˈkræpˌʃu tər)

n.
one who plays craps.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crapshooter - a gambler who plays the game of crapscrapshooter - a gambler who plays the game of craps
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
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Translations

crapshooter

nWürfelspieler(in) m(f)
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