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Difference Between Gunslinger and Sniper

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Gunslinger

One who is armed with a gun, especially an outlaw.
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Sniper

A sniper is a military/paramilitary marksman who engages targets from positions of concealment or at distances exceeding the target's detection capabilities. Snipers generally have specialized training and are equipped with high-precision rifles and high-magnification optics, and often also serve as scouts/observers feeding tactical information back to their units or command headquarters.
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Gunslinger

(historical) A person in the Old West who carried a gun and was an expert at quickly drawing it and firing.
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Sniper

A skilled military shooter detailed to spot and pick off enemy soldiers from a concealed place.
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Gunslinger

(by extension) A person who behaves with the reckless bravado expected of someone who would duel with guns.
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Sniper

One who shoots at other people from a concealed place.
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Gunslinger

A professional killer who uses a gun
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Sniper

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

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

One who shoots from a concealed position.
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Sniper

One who criticizes; a person who frequently snipes at others.
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Sniper

A hunter of snipe (the bird).
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Sniper

(ice hockey slang) A player who specializes in scoring goals.
Alexander Ovechkin is often regarded as the greatest sniper of his generation.
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Sniper

A person or automated process set up by a person who or which attempts to win an online auction by placing a bid only seconds before the auction ends, leaving no time for other bidders to respond
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Sniper

A marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
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