point-and-shoot

adjective

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

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Point-and-shoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point-and-shoot. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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point-and-shoot

adjective

English Language Learners 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

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