slap shot

noun Ice Hockey.

a very powerful, fast-moving shot of the puck on goal made with a full backswing of the stick and an extended follow-through.

Nearby words

  1. slap dashing,
  2. slap down,
  3. slap in the face,
  4. slap on the back,
  5. slap on the wrist,
  6. slap-bang,
  7. slap-happy,
  8. slap-up,
  9. slapdash,
  10. slaphappy

Origin of slap shot

First recorded in 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019