- an alcoholic drink served in a shot glass or contained in a miniature bottle.
- a dessert or other food served in a shot glass or other very small container (usually used in combination): soup shooters; shooters of chocolate mousse.
- the container itself: white ceramic shooters.
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New team president Daryl Morey’s decision, for example, to bring in shooters like Seth Curry and Danny Green has gifted Embiid with more space than he’s ever had.Joel Embiid Changed His Offseason Conditioning. Now He’s Playing Like An MVP.|Yaron Weitzman|February 9, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The next, he’s posting up and drawing three or four defenders before kicking out to an open shooter.The front-runners for NBA awards aren’t the usual suspects|Ben Golliver|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Also, look over the top midrange shooters from previous seasons, and you’ll see a list of the game’s top free-throw shooters — players who routinely convert more than 85 percent of those looks.Jaylen Brown Is Using The Midrange Shot To Reach A Different Level|Yaron Weitzman|January 29, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
It even offers seemingly small improvements that could make a big difference for advanced shooters.Sony’s pro-grade Alpha 1 is the first in a whole new category of cameras|Stan Horaczek|January 26, 2021|Popular-Science
Stephen Curry, the greatest shooter on the planet and someone who’s comfortable gunning from nearby ZIP codes.The Nuggets Look Mediocre, But Nikola Jokić Is Setting The World On Fire|T.J. McBride|January 22, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
To judge her acting abilities for yourself, check out her videos on YouTube for “Sex Shooter.”Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But witnesses say Muataz definitely was the shooter, and he even went so far as to apologize to Glick before pulling the trigger.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A shooter opened fire inside the library at Florida State University this morning.
They carefully scanned open windows along the route, looking for places where a shooter might hide.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two of the victims, 15-year-old Andrew Fryberg and 14-year-old Nate Hatch, were cousins of the shooter, according to relatives.The Homecoming Prince Who Tweeted His Killing Spree|Brandy Zadrozny|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.
But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.
Before the officer could raise a hand to defend himself, the stranger was within a yard of him, holding a six-shooter at his head.
As he did so Young Glory drew up close to him, still keeping him covered with his six-shooter.
The latter stepped back quickly, raising his six-shooter as he did so, and pointing it at his captive.