- the lowest rating in rifle marksmanship, below that of sharpshooter and expert.
- a person who has achieved such a rating.
usage note for marksman
OTHER WORDS FROM marksmanmarks·man·ship, noun
How to use marksman in a sentence
The ability to serve as an occasional marksman, along with having one of the league’s highest on-court IQs,12 explains why his slightly diminished athleticism13 hasn’t hindered him yet.What Makes LeBron James So Great|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|December 22, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
If Tagovailoa’s most memorable moment is any indication, Alabama lost arguably its best-ever deep-threat marksman when Tua left for the NFL.Alabama Is Winning With Its Offense, Thanks To Mac Jones|Josh Planos|December 2, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Yael teaches marksmanship, chases boys, and spins dirty stories for her friends.This Week’s Hot Reads: September 3, 2012|Mythili Rao|September 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You cannot fire effectively at the real enemy unless the marksmanship against your own kind is precise.Expect a Political Cleansing|Tunku Varadarajan|May 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Felizardo was remarkable for his audacity, his fine horsemanship, and his expert marksmanship.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
And in doing this the youth proved more of a conqueror than he had done by his excellent marksmanship.The Young Ranchers|Edward S. Ellis
Even with random marksmanship and growing panic, the brown men were still sheltered, and many shots went home.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
The interchange of broadsides then became very rapid; but the British marksmanship was poor, and few of their shot took effect.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
Both vessels began preparing for a test of skillful marksmanship, and for that most interesting of all engagements—a naval duel.The Cruise of the "Lively Bee"|John De Morgan