What does sniper mean?

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ˈsnaɪ pərsniper

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sniper(noun)

    a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place


  1. sniper(Noun)

    A person who carries the professional title of sniper

  2. sniper(Noun)

    A person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position.

  3. sniper(Noun)

    Any attacker using a non-contact weapon against a specific target from a concealed position.


  1. Sniper

    A sniper is a highly trained marksman who operates alone, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel. These sniper teams operate independently, with little combat asset support from their parent units. Snipers typically have highly selective and specialized training and use high-precision/special application rifles and optics, and often have sophisticated communication assets to feed valuable combat information back to their units. In addition to marksmanship, military snipers are trained in camouflage, field craft, infiltration, special reconnaissance and observation, surveillance and target acquisition. Snipers are especially effective when deployed within the terrain of urban warfare, or jungle warfare.

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  1. repins, ripens, serpin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sniper in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sniper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of sniper in a Sentence

  1. Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Paris:

    He is walking out of the sheriff's station, and a sniper took a shot at him.

  2. The First Lady:

    I had a chance to see 'American Sniper' this week on that long flight we took.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The sniper of heart misses only flowers. (Le sniper du cœur - Ne rate que les fleurs)

  4. Neil Patrick Harris:

    To put that into perspective, everybody on this side of the aisle is the seven other nominees, and 'American Sniper' is Oprah.

  5. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri:

    There was no question that that man was in there to act as a sniper and he was going to kill as many kids as he possibly could.

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