slingshot

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noun sling·shot \ˈsliŋ-ˌshät\

Definition of slingshot

  1. 1 :  a forked stick with an elastic band attached for shooting small stones

  2. 2a :  a maneuver in auto racing in which a drafting car accelerates past the car in front by taking advantage of reserve powerb :  a dragster in which the driver sits behind the rear wheels

1849

First Known Use of slingshot

1849


SLINGSHOT Defined for English Language Learners

slingshot

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noun sling·shot \ˈsliŋ-ˌshät\

Definition of slingshot for English Language Learners

  • : a Y-shaped stick with an elastic band attached to it that is used for shooting small stones


SLINGSHOT Defined for Kids

slingshot

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noun sling·shot \ˈsliŋ-ˌshät\

Definition of slingshot for Students

  1. :  a forked stick with an elastic band attached for shooting small stones



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