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Meaning of POTSHOT

Pronunciation:  p'âch`ât

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  1. [n]  a shot taken at an easy or casual target (as by a pothunter)
  2. [n]  criticism aimed at an easy target and made without careful consideration; "reporters took potshots at the mayor"

POTSHOT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: criticism, shooting, shot, unfavorable judgment



Thesaurus Terms
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