Definition of Annie Oakley from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Annie Oakley

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(1860-1926) a famous US sharpshooter (= expert at shooting accurately). Her popular name was 'Little Sure Shot', because she was less than 5 feet/153 centimetres tall. She and her husband Frank Butler, also a sharpshooter, worked as entertainers in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The musical play and film Annie Get Your Gun was based on her life.

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