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crapshooter

[ krap-shoo-ter ]
/ ˈkræpˌʃu tər /
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noun

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

RELATED WORDS

bettor, bookmaker, bookie, backer, speculator, player, cardsharp, shill, dicer, plunger, risktaker, gambler

Nearby words

crapper, crappie, crappy, craps, crapshoot, crapshooter, crapulence, crapulent, crapulous, crapulously, craquelure

Origin of crapshooter

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

crapshooter

/ (ˈkræpˌʃuːtə) /

noun

US a person who plays the game of craps
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