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Shorter vs Shooter - What's the difference?

shorter | shooter |

As nouns the difference between shorter and shooter

is that shorter is a short, a short seller: one who engages in short selling while shooter is someone who shoots something; a gunner, archer etc.

As an adjective shorter

is comparative of short.




  • (short).
  • There are two routes to get there. We're in a rush so we'll take the shorter one.


    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) A short, a short seller: one who engages in short selling.
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    (en noun)
  • Someone who shoots something; a gunner, archer etc.
  • (slang) A firearm.
  • A video game in which shooting enemies (or targets) is the main objective.
  • A professional wrestler who uses actual fighting moves as part of his style, or who speaks his mind during a live or televised event (instead of speaking from a script).
  • A large marble used for knocking smaller marbles out of a chalk circle.
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  • You separate the marbles by color until you have four groups, but then you notice that some of the marbles are regulars, some are shooters , and some are peewees.
  • An alcoholic beverage typically served in a shot glass.
  • A shooting star.
  • Synonyms

    * (one who shoots) marksman * (firearm) blaster * (type of video game) shoot-'em-up

    Derived terms

    * sharpshooter * square shooter * straight shooter * shootress


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