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ˈskæt ərˌʃɒtscat·ter·shot

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  1. scattershotadjective

    covering a wide range in a haphazard way


  1. scattershotadjective

    Covering a broad range in a random and unsystematic way.


  1. scattershot

    Scattershot is an adjective referring to something that is broad but random and haphazard in its approach or method. It is used to describe an action or strategy that seems to be done without clear aim, targeting numerous things at once, in an unsystematic and ineffective manner. The term is often used in contexts such as criticism, argument, or other efforts that lack focus or precision.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scattershot in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scattershot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of scattershot in a Sentence

  1. Katie Smith:

    Too often, the only signs of FEMA's much-hyped promise of PPE shipments — an allotment of gowns, gloves, masks and goggles based on staffing size of the provider — are scattershot delivery with varying amounts of rag-tag supplies.

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    A tantamount
    B lank
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