Definition of upshot
: the final result : outcome
Examples of upshot in a Sentence
the upshot of the court's ruling is that a number of communities will now have to change their gun laws
Recent Examples of upshot from the Web
The upshot is the same as in Possibility Two: The order will not become moot as long as the entry ban is stayed.
The upshot: Whaley will emerge from this year's November election with -- at best -- $200,000 in her gubernatorial account.
The upshot may be as earthshaking in the US$600 billion global telecom market as the breakup of Ma Bell was in the US market.
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UPSHOT Defined for Kids
Definition of upshot for Students
: the final result What was the upshot of the negotiations?
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