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Definition of "pot-shot" [pot-shot]

  • A shot taken for the purpose of filling the pot, little heed being paid to skill in shooting or to the preservation of the appearance of the animal. (noun)
  • Hence, a shot carefully aimed. (noun)
  • Drunk; fuddled with drink.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "pot-shot" in a sentence
  • "So terrified that you think that everyone who takes a pot-shot at you is me?"
  • "If you want to keep giving me, the “Not as Stupid …” guy, and the person of people who post under your handle a good laugh by lashing out at me every time someone takes a pot-shot at you, go ahead."
  • "The thing is, he wasn't just taking a pot-shot because he couldn't resist."
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