noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
- he is a crack shot
- a poor shooter
noun a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
noun (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
noun a professional killer who uses a gun
hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; torpedo; gun for hire.
- One who shoots, as an archer or a gunner.
- That which shoots. Specifically: (a) A firearm; as, a five-shooter. Colloq. U.S. (b) A shooting star. R.
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