crapshooter

[krap-shoo-ter]

noun

a person who plays craps.
Informal. a person inclined to take gambles or risks.

Origin of crapshooter

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; crap2 + shooter
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British Dictionary definitions for crapshooter

crapshooter

noun

US a person who plays the game of craps
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