follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

riflery

[rahy-fuh l-ree] /ˈraɪ fəl ri/
noun
1.
the art, practice, or sport of shooting at targets with rifles.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; rifle1 + -ry
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for riflery
  • The idea was to promote interest in rifle practice and create a pool of experienced shooters and riflery trainers.
British Dictionary definitions for riflery

riflery

/ˈraɪfəlrɪ/
noun (US)
1.
rifle shots
2.
the practice or skill of rifle marksmanship
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for riflery

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for riflery

13
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for riflery