• the act of firing a projectile;
  • a solid missile discharged from a firearm;
    • "the shot buzzed past his ear"
  • (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand;
    • "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"
    • "he left me an almost impossible shot"
  • a chance to do something;
    • "he wanted a shot at the champion"
  • a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot);
    • "he is a crack shot"
  • a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
  • the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe;
    • "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
  • a small drink of liquor;
    • "he poured a shot of whiskey"
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect;
    • "his parting shot was `drop dead'"
  • an estimate based on little or no information
  • 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"
  • sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put;
    • "he trained at putting the shot"
  • an explosive charge used in blasting
  • a blow hard enough to cause injury;
    • "he is still recovering from a shot to his leg"
    • "I caught him with a solid shot to the chin"
  • an attempt to score in a game
  • informal words for any attempt or effort;
    • "he gave it his best shot"
  • the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
  • hit with a missile from a weapon
  • kill by firing a missile
  • fire a shot;
  • make a film or photograph of something;
  • send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly;
  • run or move very quickly or hastily;
  • move quickly and violently;
  • throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective;
  • record on photographic film;
  • emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully;
    • "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
  • cause a sharp and sudden pain in;
    • "The pain shot up her leg"
  • force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing;
  • variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors;
  • throw dice, as in a crap game
  • spend frivolously and unwisely;
  • score;
  • utter fast and forcefully;
    • "She shot back an answer"
  • measure the altitude of by using a sextant;
  • produce buds, branches, or germinate;
  • give an injection to;
  • varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles;
    • "chatoyant (or shot) silk"
  • SHOT v SHOTTED, SHOTTING, SHOTS to load with shot (small lead or steel pellets)

Scrabble Score: 7

shot is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

shot is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

shot is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 6

shot is a valid Words With Friends word