trapshooting

[ trap-shoo-ting ]
/ ˈtræpˌʃu tɪŋ /

noun

the sport of shooting at clay pigeons hurled into the air from a trap.
Compare skeet1.

Origin of trapshooting

1870–75; trap1 + shooting
Related formstrap·shoot·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for trapshooting

trapshooting

/ (ˈtræpˌʃuːtɪŋ) /

noun

the sport of shooting at clay pigeons thrown up by a trap

Derived Formstrapshooter, noun
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