shootist

[shoo-tist]
noun
1.
a marksman with a pistol or rifle.
2.
a gunfighter, as in the Old West.

Origin:
1860–65, Americanism; shoot1 + -ist

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Main Entry:  shootist
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a marksperson or gunfighter; a person who shoots a weapon
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The last thing a shootist would do is deliberately take this drug to calm nerves.
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