Textual thesaurus for "shot"

(adj) changeable, chatoyant, iridescent

varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

changeable taffeta; chatoyant (or shot) silk; a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

(noun) blastoff

the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

(noun) shooting

the act of firing a projectile

his shooting was slow but accurate

(noun) stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

it took two strokes to get out of the bunker; a good shot requires good balance and tempo; he left me an almost impossible shot

(noun) injection

the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

the nurse gave him a flu shot

(noun) stab

informal words for any attempt or effort

he gave it his best shot; he took a stab at forecasting

(noun) pellet

a solid missile discharged from a firearm

the shot buzzed past his ear

(noun) snap, snapshot

an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera

my snapshots haven't been developed yet; he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

(noun) dead reckoning, guess, guessing, guesswork

an estimate based on little or no information

(noun) scene

a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

(noun) dig, slam, shaft, barb, jibe, gibe

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

(noun) shooter

a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

he is a crack shot; a poor shooter

(noun) nip

a small drink of liquor

he poured a shot of whiskey

(noun) crack

a chance to do something

he wanted a shot at the champion