Sharpshooter definition

shärpsho͝otər
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The second military grade of proficiency in the use of rifles and other small arms.
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A person who shoots with great accuracy; good marksman.
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One who holds this grade of proficiency.
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One who is highly proficient at shooting.
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A person trained to shoot precisely with a certain type of rifle; a marksman.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sharpshooter
Plural:
sharpshooters

Origin of sharpshooter

  • calque translation of German Scharfschütze

    From Wiktionary