parting shot

Definition of parting shot

  1. :  a final critical comment As her parting shot, she said that the other candidate simply did not understand the ordinary citizen. She took a parting shot before leaving.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a place or point where a division or separation occurs

  1. :  given, taken, or done at parting

  1. :  an action of shooting

    :  a directed propelling of a missile

    :  a directed discharge of a firearm

  1. : past tense and past participle ofshoot

  1. :  having contrasting and changeable color effects :  iridescent

    :  suffused or streaked with a color

    :  infused or permeated with a quality or element

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capable of being understood in two ways

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