shoot-out

n.

1953; expression shoot it out is from 1912; see shoot (v.) + out (adv.).


Nearby words

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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