tirador

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tirar +‎ -dor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tirador m (plural tiradors, feminine tiradora)

  1. shooter
  2. (sports) fencer
    Synonym: esgrimidor
  3. (sports) striker, shooter
    Synonym: xutador
  4. slingshot (US), catapult (UK)
  5. handle, knob (of a door, drawer, etc.)

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tira +‎ -dor

Noun[edit]

tirador

  1. a slingshot; a Y-shaped stick with an elastic sling between the arms used for shooting small projectiles
  2. (biblical) a sling; an instrument for throwing stones or other missiles, consisting of a short strap with two strings fastened to its ends, or with a string fastened to one end and a light stick to the other; a shepherd's sling
  3. a shooter; someone who shoots something, especially with a gun
  4. a hitman; a contract killer
  5. a gunman; a criminal armed with a gun, especially a professional killer

Verb[edit]

tirador

  1. to shoot something or someone with a slingshot or sling

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:tirador.


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 15th century. From tirar (to shoot; to pull) +‎ -dor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tirador m (plural tiradores)

  1. shooter
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 95:
      Sagitario que quer dizer tanto cõmo [aseetador] ou tirador de séétas
      Sagitario, which means "arrower" or arrow shooter
  2. door handle
  3. rafter
    Synonym: cango
  4. (archaic, business) tenderer
  5. slingshot
    Synonym: lanzapedras

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References[edit]

  • tirador” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • tirador” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • tirador” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tirador” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tirador m (plural tiradores, feminine tiradora, feminine plural tiradoras)

  1. shooter, rifleman
  2. door handle

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish tirador, or analytically tira +‎ -dor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ti‧ra‧dor
  • IPA(key): /tiɾaˈdoɾ/, [tɪ.ɾɐˈdoɾ]

Noun[edit]

tiradór

  1. slingshot
    Synonyms: saltik, (Batangas) paltik, (Marinduque) palapatik
  2. hitman; contract killer
  3. gunman; shooter

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