Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

point–and–shoot

adjective

Simple Definition of point–and–shoot

  • of a camera : having simple controls that do not need to be changed by the user and that make it possible to take pictures easily

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of point–and–shoot

  1. :  having or using preset or automatically adjusted controls (as for focus or shutter speed) <a point–and–shoot camera>


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up point–and–shoot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by propriety and good taste

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin prompt oily angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ