line-shooter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n line-shooter a very boastful and talkative person
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Usage

In literature:

Even when he was sent out on the skirmish line as a sharp-shooter, if he did anything no one knew it.
"The Burial of the Guns" by Thomas Nelson Page
It was a gap in both lines, swept by machine-gun fire and haunted by snipers and sharp-shooters.
"At Suvla Bay" by John Hargrave
At ten o'clock on the night of the 13th the sharp-shooters received orders to hold their line at all hazards until dawn; then to retire.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
The Indians had erected a block-house near the entrance, filled with sharp-shooters, who also lined the palisades.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
First of all, and nearest the opposing force, is the line of the small trenches for the snipers or sharp-shooters.
"Shelled by an Unseen Foe" by James Fiske
A sharp-shooter in either line could have killed the commanding general in the other.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Then the shooters were placed in a line, some forty or fifty yards apart, each taking his station behind a tree.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
On the night of the 27th of October, General Smith moved to the execution of his plan against our line of sharp-shooters.
"From Manassas to Appomattox" by James Longstreet
Her guns were no better than pea-shooters, but they gave the signal to the fleet, and instantly lights popped up all along the line ahead.
"A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River" by Barlow Cumberland
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In news:

SIX SHOOTER The RDX shares its body structure and assembly line with the Honda CR-V, but has two extra cylinders.
You paid a lot of money to get into the game, so why shouldn't you have the right to insult the leftfielder's mother or wave a flag as the shooter stands at the foul line.
To ensure safety and structure, Eastern Connecticut Sportsmen Club range safety officer David Simpson accompanies first-time shooter Melissa Works to the line as she participates in a Nov 4 turkey shoot.
A recently added variant of HK's P30 pistol line, the P30 "V1" uses a light trigger pull LEM (Law Enforcement Modification) trigger that should appeal to target shooters as well as law enforcement and personal defense users.
Olympus made a splash with photographers with its PEN series of Micro Four Thirds cameras, a compact line of interchangeable lens shooters with designs inspired by the classic half-frame 35mm PEN.
Our favorite is the Salsa Verde with its mean, green bite and its seedy tomatillo body WARNING: Even though it's a salsa bar we suggest that you DO NOT line up and down a shooter of each.
Shooters line up and take aim at their sporting clay targets during the inaugural Shoot for Joy fundraiser on Sept 10, 2011.
The Line is the most unique shooter that you will play this year.
The Line is a smart, surprising shooter.
For use with LaserLyte's popular line of Laser Trainers , including the original Laser Trainer , Laser Trainer Pro and new Laser Trainer Cartridge, the Laser Trainer Target is ideal for novice or professional shooters and even instructors.
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