Definitions For Shot


  • The launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
  • The act of firing a projectile
  • (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
  • The act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe
  • Informal words for any attempt or effort
  • An attempt to score in a game
  • A blow hard enough to cause injury
  • A solid missile discharged from a firearm
  • An explosive charge used in blasting
  • Sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
  • An informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
  • An estimate based on little or no information
  • A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
  • An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
  • A person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
  • A small drink of liquor
  • A chance to do something
  • An act of shooting a gun
  • The objects (called ammunition) that are shot from cannons and other old-fashioned weapons
  • A person who shoots a gun


  • Varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

Is Shot a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Shot is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shot in a Sentence

  • Cannon operators often had to use several shots to figure out the range of their targets
  • Let's take another shot at the puzzle
  • The tires on the car are shot.

Synonyms for Shot

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