Definition of headshot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhedʃɒt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedʃɑːt//
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  1. 1a photograph of a person’s face or head and shoulders The casting director looks through hundreds of headshots before selecting actors for auditions.
  2. 2a bullet from a gun that is aimed at the head The enemies in the game can only be killed with a headshot. The police eliminated the bomber with a critical headshot.