sharpshooting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sharp +‎ shooting; see sharpshooter.

Noun[edit]

sharpshooting (countable and uncountable, plural sharpshootings)

  1. Highly accurate marksmanship.
    Daniel Boone's sharpshooting earned him a place in the annals of the American west.
    • 1856, credited to Edward O. C. Ord., Soldiering in Oregon
      Owing to a want of proper concert among ourselves, I think, the battle became a series of detached skirmishes and sharpshootings, continuing all day []

Verb[edit]

sharpshooting

  1. present participle of sharpshoot