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marksman (plural marksmen)
- A man or person skilled at hitting targets, as with a firearm, bow, or thrown object.
- (soccer) goalscorer.
2011 January 22, Phil McNulty, “Aston Villa 1 - 0 Man City”, in BBC:
- In what was a characteristic Bent display, he made only an occasional impact - but proved once again in front of England coach Fabio Capello that he is one of the most reliable marksmen in the domestic game.
- (skilled shooter): sharpshooter
a man skilled in shooting at a target