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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A shot taken at an easy or casual target (as by a pothunter); Criticism aimed at an easy target and made without careful consideration.

Usage examples (36)
  • Otherwise it just seems like another potshot from the peanut gallery.
  • The film "Talladega Nights" takes a potshot at him.
  • "So it could have been any drunk taking a potshot-"
  • Oh boy, Merkley takes a potshot and gets a headline. for more
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