trapshooting

[ trap-shoo-ting ]
/ ˈtræpˌʃu tɪŋ /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. trappist cheese,
  2. trappists,
  3. trappy,
  4. traprock,
  5. traps,
  6. trapunto,
  7. trasentine,
  8. trash,
  9. trash and cash,
  10. trash can

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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