point-and-shoot


point–and–shoot

adjective

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

Full Definition of POINT-AND-SHOOT

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

First Known Use of POINT-AND-SHOOT

1975

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