Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To shoot upward.
  • noun An upward curve, as of a pitched base-ball.
  • noun That which shoots up or separates from a main stem; an offshoot. Nature, XLI. 228.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To shoot upward.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To shoot upward.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

up- +‎ shoot

Examples

  • Another great upshoot is that I don't have to buy a junk food product or some kind of raffle ticket for a prize I don't really need anyhow.

    A confession

  • You're going to hear a lot more of that from Barack Obama and that's the upshoot of all this, Wolf.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2008

  • The upshoot of all of that, though, was that I ended up behind on absolutely everything.

    Archive 2007-05-20

  • But the upshoot is that the Palestinian president is saying there is now a state of emergency and that as a result he's dismantling the coalition that had earlier been formed.

    CNN Transcript Jun 14, 2007

  • The upshoot of all of that, though, was that I ended up behind on absolutely everything.

    On the road again...

  • Then will she get the upshoot by cleaving the pin.

    Love’s Labour ’s Lost

  • The force behind the blow will be less and this shot will tend to “upshoot”.

    Find Your Own Fundamentals

  • The force behind the blow will be less and this shot will tend to “upshoot”.

    Find Your Own Fundamentals

  • Yirunta left his six-legged partner with instructions and then led them out onto the seedy boulevard, heading for the nearest upshoot.

    Glory Lane

  • Their Neanderthal escort led them into an upshoot.

    Glory Lane

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