noun, plural marks·men.
- the lowest rating in rifle marksmanship, below that of sharpshooter and expert.
- a person who has achieved such a rating.
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usage note for marksman
OTHER WORDS FROM marksmanmarks·man·ship, noun
Example sentences from the Web for marksman
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.
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.
You cannot fire effectively at the real enemy unless the marksmanship against your own kind is precise.
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