or shoot·off

[ shoot-awf, -of ]

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

Origin of shoot-off

see origin at shoot1, -off

Words Nearby shoot-off Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shoot-off in a sentence

  • The piece is too heavy for me to shoot off-hand and I'll rest it on my knee.

    Adrift in the Wilds | Edward S. Ellis