francotirador

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of French franc-tireur (sniper, etc., literally free-shooter).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɾankotiɾaˈdoɾ/, [fɾãŋ.ko.t̪i.ɾaˈð̞oɾ]

NounEdit

francotirador m (plural francotiradores, feminine francotiradora, feminine plural francotiradoras)

  1. sniper
    (by extension) sniper rifle
    Synonyms: rifle de francotirador, fusil de francotirador