slap shot

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

Origin of slap shot

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for slapshot

slapshot

noun
  1. ice hockey a hard, fast, often wild, shot executed with a powerful downward swing, and with the blade of the stick brushing firmly against the ice prior to striking the puck
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Word Origin and History for slapshot
n.

in ice hockey, 1942, from slap (v.) + shot (n.).

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