from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An act of aggression or retaliation, such as a retort or threat, that is made upon one's departure or at the end of a heated discussion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.
His parting shot in the series, a fatal double-play groundout in the ninth, sent me to the Amtrak station near the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame totally bummed.
According to ESPN and the MLB Network, Alex Rodriguez’s parting shot that summer night in August was just the fifth game-ending home run in a scoreless game in the 15th inning or later.