Definition of potshot noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    potshot

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpɑtʃɑt//
     
    (also pot)(informal)
     
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  1. 1a shot that someone fires without aiming carefully Somebody took a potshot at him as he drove past.
  2. 2(figurative) The newspapers took constant potshots at (= criticized) the president.
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