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shooter Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
  2. noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    • he is a crack shot
    • a poor shooter
  3. noun a gambler who throws dice in the game of craps
  4. noun (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
  5. noun a professional killer who uses a gun
    hit man; gunslinger; hired gun; gun; triggerman; hitman; gunman; torpedo; gun for hire.

Shoot"er noun
  1. One who shoots, as an archer or a gunner.
  2. That which shoots. Specifically: (a) A firearm; as, a five-shooter. Colloq. U.S. (b) A shooting star. R.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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