N. Describes a player of first-person-shooter games, usually of the online persuasion, who refrains from chatting with other players and tends to display rather sneaky (but skilled) tactics in eliminating the other players.
Antonymical to fragwhiner.
While on Halo 2's online modes, Jake tended to be a silent sniper: other players would be chatting it up, only to be surprised whilst typing by virtual bullets through their characters' heads from Jake's trusty sniper rifle.
by TerraForce October 21, 2006
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