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English definition of “shooter”

shooter

noun [C]  /ˈʃu·t̬ər/ us  

shooter noun [C] (WEAPONS)

a person who fires a gun or other weapon: Large-caliber rifles allow a shooter to hit targets at a great distance.

shooter noun [C] (SPORTS)

a person who throws, hits, or kicks a ball or other object toward a goal in order to score points: She is a great outside shooter and gets the offensive rebounds.
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