shoot-off

or shoot·off

[ shoot-awf, -of ]
/ ˈʃutˌɔf, -ˌɒf /

noun

a final or additional contest to decide the winner in a rifle or pistol competition.

Nearby words

  1. shoot through,
  2. shoot up,
  3. shoot, if you must, this old gray head,
  4. shoot-'em-up,
  5. shoot-em-up,
  6. shoot-out,
  7. shoot-up,
  8. shootaround,
  9. shootdown,
  10. shooter

Origin of shoot-off

see origin at shoot1, -off

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