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ride shotgun

Definition of ride shotgun


  1. :  to ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle <You can drive, but only if I can ride shotgun.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to sit and travel on the back of an animal that one directs

    :  to travel in or on a conveyance

    :  to travel as if on a conveyance :  be borne

  1. :  an act of riding

    :  a trip on horseback or by vehicle

    :  a way (as a road or path) suitable for riding

  1. :  a smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges

    :  an offensive football formation in which the quarterback plays a few yards behind the line of scrimmage and the other backs are scattered as flankers or slotbacks

  1. :  of, relating to, or using a shotgun

    :  involving coercion

    :  covering a wide field with hit-or-miss effectiveness

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