wrist shot

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nounIce Hockey.
  1. a quick shot made with a snap of the wrist, using little or no backswing, with the puck against the stick blade.

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How to use wrist shot in a sentence

  • As I have said before, I contend that there is no such thing as a purely wrist shot in golf—except on the putting green.

  • This is merely a "wrist shot," such as is often recommended, and which I say cannot possibly give a good result.

  • An attempt has been made to play a pure wrist shot in the "How not to do it" photograph, No.

  • Vardon says that "except in putting there is no pure wrist shot in golf."

    The Soul of Golf | Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • He commenced rolling up his sleeve and showed a wrist shot half in two.

    Twenty Years in Europe | Samuel H. M. Byers