Definitions

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  • noun soccer an act of attempting to, but failing to, kick the ball.

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Examples

  • I'm talking about the dollar-gorging hacks Mark Penn and Howard Wolfson — who call themselves campaign consultants and spokespeople, but have acted more like oversized sandbags and then fat, air-shot darts at what could have been an ascendant candidacy.

    The Ill-Served GET Served.

  • I'm talking about the dollar-gorging hacks Mark Penn and Howard Wolfson — who call themselves campaign consultants and spokespeople, but have acted more like oversized sandbags and then fat, air-shot darts at what could have been an ascendant candidacy.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Everybody clamored for the tasty, air-shot doughnuts, though.

    Violets Are Blue

  • As soon as Lescott produced a second-minute air-shot in an attempt to clear Albert Crusat's cross, the alarm bells began to ring.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • But the striker produced an air-shot and as the Upton Park crowd began jeering the ball rebounded off Ronald Zubar beyond Hennessey and that was 1-0.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Gentle Ben" Hilfenhaus is Australia's last man, and easily could have gone first ball as he plays an air-shot cover-drive at Tremlett, who rattles off another wicket maiden.

    BBC News - Home

  • "Gentle Ben" Hilfenhaus is Australia's last man, and easily could have gone first ball as he plays an air-shot cover-drive at Tremlett, who rattles off another wicket maiden.

    BBC News - Home

  • "Gentle Ben" Hilfenhaus is Australia's last man, and easily could have gone first ball as he plays an air-shot cover-drive at Tremlett, who rattles off another wicket maiden.

    BBC News - Home

  • But how weird that Scholes, such a consummate technician, should come by a goal via the unintended consequence of an air-shot, the ball missing his right boot and bouncing off his standing leg to trickle inside the far post, with Nelson Dida and his defenders looking on in horror.

    The Guardian World News

  • But how weird that Scholes, such a consummate technician, should come by a goal via the unintended consequence of an air-shot, the ball missing his right boot and bouncing off his standing leg to trickle inside the far post, with Nelson Dida and his defenders looking on in horror.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

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