noun, plural ri·fle·men.
Origin of rifleman
Related Words for riflemanshooter, marksman, sniper, gunman, assassin, murderer, soldier, artilleryman, cannoneer, butcher, executioner, killer, triggerman, markswoman
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Contemporary Examples of rifleman
If Rifleman is rather a tragic character, his ally Alexander “Babay” Mozhayev is more comic.The Kremlin’s Crazy Shock Troops
May 22, 2014
He was assigned as a rifleman to Fox Company, Second Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment.On Memorial Day, Remembering 15-Year-Old Marine PFC Dan Bullock
May 28, 2012
Historical Examples of rifleman
The rifleman kept running, seeming not to hear him in his panic.Space Prison
Grierson was made a prisoner, but was killed by a Georgia rifleman.Stories Of Georgia
Joel Chandler Harris
"That is the governor's fortification," replied the rifleman.A Lieutenant at Eighteen
"Don't let me hear that agin," said the Rifleman, rising to his feet.
That little, white member, as the Rifleman grasped it, was like the poles of a battery.