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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The firing of a gun or another weapon. Also: To attempt or try. Also: A photographic view or exposure. Also: A hypodermic injection.

Usage examples (47)
  • When asked if he wanted to give tennis a try, John decided to give it a shot.
  • The nurse gave him a flu shot
  • The shot buzzed past his ear
  • He trained at putting the shot for more
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