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n. Sports
Shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from spring traps.

trap′shoot′er n.


(Shooting) the sport of shooting at clay pigeons thrown up by a trap
ˈtrapˌshooter n


(ˈtræpˌʃu tɪŋ)

the sport of shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from a trap. Compare skeet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trapshooting - the sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a birdtrapshooting - the sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird
shoot - the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"


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