shooting - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈʃuːtɪŋ/
singularshooting
pluralshootings
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an occasion when someone is attacked by a person with a gun

    Police believe the shootings are gang-related.

    the fatal shooting of two teenagers

  2. 2
    [uncountable] any sport or activity in which guns are used

    hunting, shooting, and fishing

    target/trap shooting