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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Covering a wide range in a haphazard way.

Usage examples (31)
  • It's very easy to hunt down the kind of scattershot facts that Milbank chooses to collect.
  • Kimberly Chun; her top ten is, as she calls it, "scattershot," but is a pretty good list nonetheless.
  • Maybe the "scattershot" vs. "targeted" approach to job applications debate is better suited to another thread?
  • The scattershot bruises on his son were proof of that. for more
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