Dictionary Results for shots


1. shot - noun

· the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"

Synonym(s): shooting

Hypernym(s): propulsion, actuation




2. shot - noun

· a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"

Synonym(s): pellet

Hypernym(s): projectile, missile




3. shot - noun

· (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"

Synonym(s): stroke

Hypernym(s): maneuver, manoeuvre, play




4. shot - noun

· a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"

Synonym(s): crack

Hypernym(s): opportunity, chance




5. shot - noun

· a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"

Synonym(s): shooter

Hypernym(s): expert




6. shot - noun

· a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Synonym(s): scene

Hypernym(s): photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic




7. shot - noun

· the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"

Synonym(s): injection

Hypernym(s): medical_care, medical_aid




8. shot - noun

· a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"

Synonym(s): nip

Hypernym(s): small_indefinite_quantity, small_indefinite_amount




9. shot - noun

· an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

Synonym(s): shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe

Hypernym(s): remark, comment, input




10. shot - noun

· an estimate based on little or no information

Synonym(s): guess, guesswork, guessing, dead_reckoning

Hypernym(s): estimate, estimation, approximation, idea




11. shot - noun

· an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"

Synonym(s): snapshot, snap

Hypernym(s): photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic




12. shot - noun

· sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"

Hypernym(s): sports_equipment




13. shot - noun

· an explosive charge used in blasting

Hypernym(s): charge, burster, bursting_charge, explosive_charge




14. shot - noun

· a blow hard enough to cause injury; "he is still recovering from a shot to his leg"; "I caught him with a solid shot to the chin"

Hypernym(s): blow




15. shot - noun

· an attempt to score in a game

Hypernym(s): attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try




16. shot - noun

· informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

Synonym(s): stab

Hypernym(s): attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try




17. shot - noun

· the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

Synonym(s): blastoff

Hypernym(s): rocket_firing, rocket_launching





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