[ pot-shot ]
/ ˈpɒtˌʃɒt /
a shot fired at game merely for food, with little regard to skill or the rules of sport.
a shot at an animal or person within easy range, as from ambush.
a casual or aimless shot.
a random or incidental criticism: to take a potshot at military spending in a speech on taxation.
verb (used without object), pot·shot or pot·shot·ted, pot·shot·ting.
to fire or aim potshots: critics potshotting at the administration.
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British Dictionary definitions for pot shot
a chance shot taken casually, hastily, or without careful aim
a shot fired to kill game in disregard of the rules of sport
a shot fired at quarry within easy range, often from an ambush
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