shoot out

verb (tr, adverb)

to fight to the finish by shooting (esp in the phrase shoot it out)

noun shoot-out

a conclusive gunfight

Nearby words

  1. shoot for,
  2. shoot from the hip,
  3. shoot off one's mouth,
  4. shoot one's bolt,
  5. shoot oneself in the foot,
  6. shoot straight,
  7. shoot the breeze,
  8. shoot the works,
  9. shoot through,
  10. shoot up

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