shooter noun Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of "shooter" - English Dictionary

shooternoun [C]

/ˈʃuː.tər/  us /-t̬ɚ/

shooter noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who uses a gun regularly, for example as a sport: The area is a paradise for duck shooters. mainly US a person who uses a gun on a particular occasion: The accused White House shooter was arrested on Wednesday by Pennsylvania state troopers.

shooter noun [C] (GUN)

informal a gun: They turned up at my house and one of them pulled out a shooter.
(Definition of shooter noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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