Definition of chip shot
1 : a short usually low approach shot in golf that lofts the ball to the green and allows it to roll
2 : a short and easy field goal in football
Examples of chip shot in a sentence
She hit a chip shot onto the green.
He kicked a chip shot over the goalie's head.
First Known Use of chip shot
CHIP SHOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chip shot for English Language Learners
golf : a very short shot that is made from an area near the green
soccer + rugby : a short kick that lifts a ball high in the air
American football : a short and easy field goal
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