Definitions

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  • adj. That does not shoot.
  • adj. Not of or pertaining to shooting.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ shooting

Examples

  • "If you want to go to a nonshooting place to talk…," she started, as gunfire erupted behind us.

    Bullets and 'F-Bombs'

  • Quickly she showed him how to fit the groove over the bowstring and rest the arrow tip on her nonshooting hand.

    Artemis the Brave

  • She had a Surefire in her nonshooting hand, and she used it to penetrate the darkness.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Watching collision-injured wildlife scream and writhe in agony is very disturbing to everyone, particularly the nonshooting, nonhunting public.

    The Pernicious Lure Of The One-Shot Kill

  • So that it was thought that even if they all had gas masks, that eventually the gas would force them out in a nonviolent, nonshooting circumstance.

    Remarks By The President On Waco W Q A

  • Jamil appeared pensive for a moment, looking down and tugging at his lower lip with his nonshooting hand.

    Pressure Point

  • Nowitzki was playing with a torn tendon in his left -- nonshooting -- hand.

    NY Daily News

  • Anthony shot an abysmal 31.7 percent from the field (40 for 126) over his last six games, all after spraining his left (nonshooting) wrist and his right ankle in a Jan. 12 loss to Memphis.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Anthony also sprained his left nonshooting wrist in the first quarter, although it did not seem to bother him much.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Lee should be ready: Forward David Lee will have the injured middle finger on his right (nonshooting) hand in a splint for about six weeks and the Warriors expect him to be healthy before training camp opens in late September.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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