francotirador

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of French franc-tireur (sniper, etc., literally free-shooter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɾankotiɾaˈdoɾ/, [fɾãŋ.ko.t̪i.ɾaˈð̞oɾ]

Noun[edit]

francotirador m (plural francotiradores, feminine francotiradora, feminine plural francotiradoras)

  1. sniper
    (by extension) sniper rifle
    Synonyms: rifle de francotirador, fusil de francotirador