shooter

[ shoo-ter ]
/ ˈʃu tər /

noun

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Origin of shooter

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at shoot1 -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for shooter

shooter
/ (ˈʃuːtə) /

noun

a person or thing that shoots
slang a gun
cricket a ball that unexpectedly travels low on pitching
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