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Meaning of "shootist" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHOOTIST

shootist  [ˈʃuːtɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHOOTIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shootist is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHOOTIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

The Shootist

The Shootist is a 1976 Western film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne in his final film role. Based on the 1975 novel of the same name by Glendon Swarthout with a screenplay by Miles Hood Swarthout and Scott Hale, the film is about a dying gunfighter who spends his last days looking for a way to die with the least pain and the most dignity. The film co-stars Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, Harry Morgan, and James Stewart. In 1977, The Shootist received an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction, a BAFTA Film Award nomination for Best Actress, and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, as well as the National Board of Review Award as one of the Top Ten Films of 1976.

Definition of shootist in the English dictionary

The definition of shootist in the dictionary is a person who is skilled at shooting, esp game.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHOOTIST


absolutist
ˌæbsəˈluːtɪst
artist
ˈɑːtɪst
autist
ˈɔːtɪst
Bonapartist
ˈbəʊnəˌpɑːtɪst
chartist
ˈtʃɑːtɪst
chutist
ˈʃuːtɪst
completist
kəmˈpliːtɪst
computist
kəmˈpjuːtɪst
defeatist
dɪˈfiːtɪst
elitist
ɪˈliːtɪst
flautist
ˈflɔːtɪst
flutist
ˈfluːtɪst
graffitist
ɡrəˈfiːtɪst
hermeneutist
ˌhɜːməˈnjuːtɪst
institutist
ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːtɪst
lutist
ˈluːtɪst
parachutist
ˈpærəʃuːtɪst
pharmaceutist
ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪst
prosthetist
prɒsˈθiːtɪst
therapeutist
ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHOOTIST

shootie
shooting
shooting box
shooting brake
shooting gallery
shooting guard
shooting incident
shooting iron
shooting lodge
shooting match
shooting party
shooting practice
shooting range
shooting script
shooting spree
shooting star
shooting stick
shooting war
shooting-down
shop

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHOOTIST

Adventist
anecdotist
Baptist
bibliotist
demotist
dentist
egotist
hypnotist
leftist
make-up artist
narcotist
nepotist
orthodontist
orthotist
peyotist
protist
rightist
scientist
Scotist
the Baptist

Synonyms and antonyms of shootist in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «shootist» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHOOTIST

Find out the translation of shootist to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of shootist from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «shootist» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

shootist
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

shootist
570 millions of speakers

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shootist
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

shootist
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

shootist
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Shootist
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

shootist
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

shootist
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shootist
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penembak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

shootist
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

shootist
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

shootist
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Shootist
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Shootist
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

shootist
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेमबाज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

shootist
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pistolero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

shootist
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Shootist
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Shootist
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

shootist
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

shootist
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

shootist
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

shootist
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shootist

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHOOTIST»

The term «shootist» is regularly used and occupies the 92.565 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about shootist

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHOOTIST»

Discover the use of shootist in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shootist and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Shootist
The Bison Books edition includes a new introduction by the author’s son, Miles Swarthout, in which he discusses his father’s work and the making of the legendary film.
Glendon Fred Swarthout, 2011
2
The Home Schooled Shootist: Training to Fight with a Carbine
A video preview showing limited examples of exercises found within the book can be found here: http: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfzkOIFL7gM. This book is divided into three basic sections: 1.
Joe Nobody, 2012
3
The Shootist: Best of John Wayne Collection
Afflicted with a terminal illness, John Bernard Books (John Wayne), the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler (James Stewart).
Paramount Home Entertainment, 2001
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The Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture ...
Shootist. Returns. (5/11/2006) After a thirty year of absence, John Wayne returns to the big screen for the Season Finale of “Literary Cinema” at the Broward County Main Library Auditorium this Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm. Admission is free.
Dave Montalbano, 2010
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Recycled Culture in Contemporary Art and Film: The Uses of ...
Starring John Wayne, The Shootist is classifiable as a nostalgia film because it returns to a largely outmoded genre, and because it does so with a sense of regret at its passing. But this politically conservative film also incorporates a sense of ...
Vera Dika, 2003
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The Last Shootist
Miles Swarthout's The Last Shootist is the sequel to one of the most famous Westerns ever written, and concludes the tale of a junior shootist’s coming-of-age in a dazzling gunfight in a deadly pimp’s whorehouse, as a trio of fiery ...
Miles Hood Swarthout, 2014
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The Home Schooled Shootist: Training to Fight with a Carbine:
This work is an instruction guide for intermediate to advanced shooters.
Joe Nobody, E.T. Ivester, D. Allen, 2012
8
Dreamin' of Grass Valley
Chapter. 2. Prize. for. a. Shootist. Max's. version was somewhat slanted from what really happened. Here's the real story. In the early spring of 1874, Big Jim von Reinhoff and Maximum Lee Epps had gotten the wonder lust and took to hooves.
J. Risdal, 2009
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Knight in a Black Hat
Nellie Sanders persuades her uncle, a renowned botanist, to allow her to join an expedition to the Sawtooth Valley in Idaho Territory in 1872.
Judith B. Glad, 2006
10
Revenge of Eagles
Falcon MacCallister couldn't duck his father's legacy as a shootist in the wild west-and he's never tried to. A man who lives between two worlds, Falcon has a reputation of his own and it's about to plunge him into a different kind of war.
William W. Johnstone, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHOOTIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shootist is used in the context of the following news items.
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A look back at John Wayne's 'The Shootist'
A look back at John Wayne's 'The Shootist' ... John Wayne and Lauren Bacall starred in the dramatic western, "The Shootist," the Duke's last movie. «Parkersburg News, Jul 15»
2
HAILE: 'Shootist' dies under wagon wheels
Clay Allison, the two-gun time bomb who called himself a “shootist,” died on June 30, 1887 not from a bullet but under the wheels of his own wagon. There were ... «Seguin Gazette-Enterprise, Jun 15»
3
River Junction Shootist Society
The River Junction Shootist Society, based out of Donegal, holds a Spaghetti Western Event on Saturday. The organization reenacts western movies and holds ... «Daily American Online, Jun 15»
4
John Wayne Museum now open in Winterset
“And then we have (an) eight-and-a-half motion picture that highlights John Wayne's career, from his early days all the way 'til his last movie, 'The Shootist'.”. «Radio Iowa, May 15»
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11 things to see in the John Wayne museum
The panels from the bar in the final scene in Wayne's last movie, "The Shootist." • One of the eye patches he wore as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit.". «DesMoinesRegister.com, May 15»
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Film Review: The Shootist
No, John Wayne wasn't dying when he made The Shootist, which plays this Sunday and Wednesday at 10a.m. at the Prytania Theater. The old man had been ... «NOLA Defender, Nov 14»
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Shootist II
A sequel to The Shootist, the John Wayne movie filmed in Carson City, might seem unlikely since the title character played by Wayne died at the end of the story. «Reno News & Review, Oct 14»
8
Susquenita grad scores a bull's-eye as college shootist
TOP SHOT -- Luke Johnson, a 2014 graduate of Susquenita High School, peers through the scope of his .22 caliber rifle. The Marysville resident has set eight ... «Penn Live, Jul 14»
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historic home
The Krebs-Peterson mansion, which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary, was the house used for the 1976 film "The Shootist" shot here in Carson City. «Nevada Appeal, Jul 14»
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RON HOWARD INTERVIEWED BY BRIAN WILLIAMS; A CINEMA …
He was picked up at the airport in Carson City, Nevada by "The Shootist" ... with John Wayne in the Duke's final film, the 1976 Western classic The Shootist. «Cinema Retro, May 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Shootist [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/shootist>. May 2020 ».
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