Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Drunk; fuddled with drink.
  • noun A shot taken for the purpose of filling the pot, little heed being paid to skill in shooting or to the preservation of the appearance of the animal.
  • noun Hence, a shot carefully aimed.

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Examples

  • Of course, the man behind could not see through the screen of empty sacks, but he took a blind pot-shot at point-blank range when the steward went by, slip-sloppily dragging the heels of his slippers.

    CHAPTER L

  • Reality check for all you uninformed, lib taught, pseudo-philospher, zombie types posting accolades & well wishes along with pot-shot commentary about the GOP, conservatives, Neo-Cons, ...... and blah, blah, blah, blah -

    Axelrod: Obama has written Jackson family

  • Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.

    Cuomo Steps Up Attacks In Race To Replace Him

  • Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.

    Cuomo Steps Up Attacks In Race To Replace Him

  • Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.

    Cuomo Steps Up Attacks In Race To Replace Him

  • The thing is, he wasn't just taking a pot-shot because he couldn't resist.

    Hateful Ignorance Versus Hate As A Sword

  • If you want to keep giving me, the “Not as Stupid …” guy, and the person of people who post under your handle a good laugh by lashing out at me every time someone takes a pot-shot at you, go ahead.

    Matthew Yglesias » Doing It Low-Tech

  • So terrified that you think that everyone who takes a pot-shot at you is me?

    Matthew Yglesias » Doing It Low-Tech

  • The thing is, he wasn't just taking a pot-shot because he couldn't resist.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.

    Cuomo Steps Up Attacks In Race To Replace Him

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