First Known Use of shoot-out
SHOOT-OUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shoot-out for English Language Learners
: a fight in which people shoot guns at each other until one side is killed or defeated
soccer or hockey : a competition that is used to decide the winner at the end of a tie game by giving each team a particular number of chances to shoot the ball or puck into the goal
: a competition between two people or groups that remains very close until the end
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