Synonyms
Etymology

1. sniper

noun. ['ˈsnaɪpɝ'] a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place.

Synonyms

  • crack shot
  • marksman

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • snipe (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Sniper

  • vanriper
  • striper
  • dekuyper
  • wiper
  • viper
  • pyper
  • piper
  • kuyper
  • kiper
  • hyper
  • diaper

Example sentences of the word sniper


1. Noun, singular or mass
In order to even qualify for the chance to become a scout sniper, Marines must meet these prerequisites.

2. Adjective
Step-parenting a teen often feels like walking a circus tightrope through sniper fire without the applause at the end.

Quotes containing the word sniper


1. If chance be the Father of all flesh, Disaster is his rainbow in the sky, And when you hear State of Emergency! Sniper Kills Ten! Troops on Rampage! Whites go Looting! Bomb Blasts School! It is but the sound of man worshiping his maker.
- Steve Turner, Poems

2. Diana Sporting a Remington Sendero SF II {Couplet} Over one shoulder hung a rifle, over the other swung a brace of pheasants;She was a no-nonsense breed of sniper, a viper with no time for fangs of conscience.
- Beryl Dov

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