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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʃɑt 〕


〔 ʃɒt 〕

Overview of noun shot

The noun shot has 17 senses

  • shooting, shot -- (the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate")

  • shot, pellet -- (a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear")

  • stroke, shot -- ((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")

  • shot, crack -- (a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion")

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

  • scene, shot -- (a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film)

  • injection, shot -- (the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot")

  • nip, shot -- (a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey")

  • shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- (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")

  • guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning -- (an estimate based on little or no information)

  • snapshot, snap, shot -- (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")

  • shot -- (sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot")

  • shot -- (an explosive charge used in blasting)

  • shot -- (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")

  • shot -- (an attempt to score in a game)

  • shot, stab -- (informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting")

  • blastoff, shot -- (the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination)

Overview of verb shoot

The verb shoot has 20 senses

  • shoot, hit, pip -- (hit with a missile from a weapon)

  • shoot, pip -- (kill by firing a missile)

  • blast, shoot -- (fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away")

  • film, shoot, take -- (make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie")

  • shoot -- (send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance")

  • dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot -- (run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard")

  • tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")

  • shoot -- (throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball")

  • photograph, snap, shoot -- (record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President")

  • shoot -- (emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth")

  • shoot -- (cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg")

  • inject, shoot -- (force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon")

  • shoot -- (variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth")

  • shoot -- (throw dice, as in a crap game)

  • fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away -- (spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance")

  • shoot -- (score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal")

  • shoot -- (utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer")

  • shoot -- (measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star")

  • shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout -- (produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted")

  • inject, shoot -- (give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein")

Overview of adj shot

The adj shot has 1 sense

  • changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot -- (varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent")