Shot Meaning

There are 18 meaning(s) for word Shot

Shot Meaning 1 : an estimate based on little or no information

    Synonyms : dead reckoning,  guess,  guessing,  guesswork
Shot Meaning 2 : a solid missile discharged from a firearm

    Example : the shot buzzed past his ear

    Synonyms : pellet
Shot Meaning 3 : a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

    Example : he is a crack shot

    Synonyms : shooter
Shot Meaning 4 : an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera

    Example : my snapshots haven't been developed yet,he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

    Synonyms : snap,  snapshot
Shot Meaning 5 : varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

    Example : chatoyant (or shot) silk

    Synonyms : changeable,  chatoyant,  iridescent
Shot Meaning 6 : an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

    Example : his parting shot was `drop dead'

    Synonyms : barb,  dig,  gibe,  jibe,  shaft,  slam
Shot Meaning 7 : a chance to do something

    Example : he wanted a shot at the champion

    Synonyms : crack
Shot Meaning 8 : the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

    Synonyms : blastoff
Shot Meaning 9 : a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

    Synonyms : scene
Shot Meaning 10 : (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

    Example : a good shot requires good balance and tempo,he left me an almost impossible shot

    Synonyms : stroke
Shot Meaning 11 : the act of firing a projectile

    Synonyms : shooting
Shot Meaning 12 : informal words for any attempt or effort

    Example : he gave it his best shot

    Synonyms : stab
Shot Meaning 13 : the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

    Example : the nurse gave him a flu shot

    Synonyms : injection
Shot Meaning 14 : a small drink of liquor

    Example : he poured a shot of whiskey

    Synonyms : nip
Shot Meaning 15 : a blow hard enough to cause injury

    Example : he is still recovering from a shot to his leg,I caught him with a solid shot to the chin

Shot Meaning 16 : an attempt to score in a game

Shot Meaning 17 : an explosive charge used in blasting

Shot Meaning 18 : sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put

    Example : he trained at putting the shot

How to Pronounce Shot

  • ʃɑt