upshot

noun up·shot \ ˈəp-ˌshät \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of upshot

:the final result :outcome

Examples of upshot in a Sentence

  1. the upshot of the court's ruling is that a number of communities will now have to change their gun laws

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First Known Use of upshot

1594



UPSHOT Defined for Kids

upshot

noun up·shot \ ˈəp-ˌshät \

Definition of upshot for Students

:the final result What was the upshot of the negotiations?


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