slap shot

noun

Definition of slap shot

: a shot in ice hockey made with a swinging stroke

Examples of slap shot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pastrnak made up for his open-net miss in Game 4 just 85 seconds into the game on a slap shot into the corner of a well-tended net. Frankie Frisco, Arkansas Online, 8 June 2021 Newhook made it 2-0, burying a rebound off a slap shot by Graves with 7:23 left in the second. Joe Harris, ajc, 22 May 2021 Less than a minute into the man advantage, Jones delivered a slap shot from the center point that hit off the blade of Alex Killorn's stick and deflected past McElhinney at 9:36. Erik Erlendsson, Star Tribune, 22 Apr. 2021 Pastrnak made up for his open-net miss in Game 4 just 85 seconds into the game on a slap shot into the corner of a well-tended net. Frankie Frisco, Arkansas Online, 8 June 2021 Already shorthanded, Panthers defenseman Gustav Forsling lost his stick before Kucherov kicked it away to clear space for the slap shot. David Furones, sun-sentinel.com, 16 May 2021 Crosby set up Guentzel, who ripped a high slap shot past Jeremy Swayman's glove from the left faceoff dot. Dan Scifo, Star Tribune, 25 Apr. 2021 Pastrnak made up for his open-net miss in Game 4 just 85 seconds into the game on a slap shot into the corner of a well-tended net. Frankie Frisco, Arkansas Online, 8 June 2021 Pastrnak made up for his open-net miss in Game 4 just 85 seconds into the game on a slap shot into the corner of a well-tended net. Jimmy Golen, courant.com, 7 June 2021

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First Known Use of slap shot

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slap shot was in 1924

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22 Jul 2021

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“Slap shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slap%20shot. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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slap shot

noun

English Language Learners Definition of slap shot

ice hockey : a shot that is made by swinging your stick with a lot of force

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