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shoot·er

 (sho͞o′tər)
n.
1. One that shoots, especially:
a. A person who shoots a firearm.
b. A person on a sports team who attempts to score goals by shooting.
2. A firearm having a specific number of chambers for bullets. Used in combination: six-shooter.
3. A large marble used for shooting.
4. A small mixed drink, often served in a shot glass and consumed quickly.

shooter

(ˈʃuːtə)
n
1. a person or thing that shoots
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) slang a gun
3. (Cricket) cricket a ball that unexpectedly travels low on pitching
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shooter - a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
marble - a small ball of glass that is used in various games
2.shooter - a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
crack shot, marksman, sharpshooter - someone skilled in shooting
gunman, gun - a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
trapshooter - a person who engages in shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled into the air by a trap
3.shooter - a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
4.shooter - (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
5.shooter - a professional killer who uses a gunshooter - a professional killer who uses a gun
liquidator, manslayer, murderer - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

shooter

noun gunman, gunner, sniper, marksman, rifleman, musketeer, artilleryman, markswoman An eyewitness identified him as the shooter.
Translations

shooter

[ˈʃuːtəʳ] N
1. (= gun) → arma f (de fuego)
2. (also target shooter) → tirador(a) m/f

shooter

n (inf: = gun) → Knarre f (sl), → Kanone f (sl)
References in classic literature ?
The Dover road lay, as to him, beyond the Dover mail, as it lumbered up Shooter's Hill.
So the guard of the Dover mail thought to himself, that Friday night in November, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, lumbering up Shooter's Hill, as he stood on his own particular perch behind the mail, beating his feet, and keeping an eye and a hand on the arm-chest before him, where a loaded blunderbuss lay at the top of six or eight loaded horse-pistols, deposited on a substratum of cutlass.
"My blood!" ejaculated the vexed coachman, "and not atop of Shooter's yet!
Pickwick, that he had a handsome independence to retire on, upon which he still lives at an excellent public-house near Shooter's Hill, where he is quite reverenced as an oracle, boasting very much of his intimacy with Mr.
This, however, as I hoped, proved the undoing of him, for he now hit out confidently at everything, and with his score at nine I beat him with my shooter.
It seemed to me that a bean shooter would have been as effective against the mighty monster as these pitiful weapons.
At length one presented himself; he was a sharp- shooter of the regiment of Picardy, named Luzerne, who took aim at the animal, fired, and hit him in the quarters, for we saw the blood redden the hair of the horse.
We have just received intelligence that another child, missed last night, was only discovered late in the morning under a furze bush at the Shooter's Hill side of Hampstead Heath, which is perhaps, less frequented than the other parts.
But, Lor' bless you, we gets into such rows all 'long the road, what wi' their pea- shooters, and long whips, and hollering, and upsetting every one as comes by, I'd a sight sooner carry one or two on 'em, sir, as I may be a-carryin' of you now, than a coach-load."
The rest picks up stones, and gives it us right away till we gets out of shot, the young gents holding out werry manful with the pea- shooters and such stones as lodged on us, and a pretty many there was too.
Another is the Maui Wowie, which is a blend of Malibu, Midori, pineapple and orange juice; and the Cocaine Shooter, a concoction made with vodka, Chambord, Southern Comfort, orange juice and cranberry.
Other loot shooter games with this feature is Activision's "Destiny 2."