What does shooting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooting, shot(noun)

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

  2. shooting(noun)

    killing someone by gunfire

    "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. shooting(Noun)

    An instance of shooting (a person) with a gun.

    Police are hunting the people who carried out the shootings last week.

  2. shooting(Noun)

    The sport or activity of firing a gun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shooting

    of Shoot

  2. Shooting(noun)

    the act of one who, or that which, shoots; as, the shooting of an archery club; the shooting of rays of light

  3. Shooting(noun)

    a wounding or killing with a firearm; specifically (Sporting), the killing of game; as, a week of shooting

  4. Shooting(noun)

    a sensation of darting pain; as, a shooting in one's head

  5. Shooting(adj)

    of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting

Freebase

  1. Shooting

    Shooting is the act or process of firing firearms or other projectile weapons such as bows or crossbows. Even the firing of artillery, rockets, and missiles can be called shooting. A person who specializes in shooting is a marksman. Shooting can take place in a shooting range or in the field in hunting, in shooting sports, or in combat.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shooting' in Nouns Frequency: #2576

Anagrams for shooting »

  1. soothing

  2. hootings

How to pronounce shooting?

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How to say shooting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shooting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shooting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of shooting in a Sentence

  1. Jacob Bender:

    People running around shooting police cars is the last thing the community wants.

  2. Lou Riolo:

    I did run it past our Assistant Principal Mr. John Fink because he would be honest if he thought it was as I called it Shooting the moon. He loved it. I also informed our [superintendent]Mr. Andy Irvin and before I finished his answer was I love it, lets do it! I met with Barbara and Pat, Jacks parents, and they thought it was a great idea.

  3. Joe Biden:

    To preserve our Constitution, our democracy, our basic integrity, he should be impeached, he's shooting holes in the Constitution and we cannot let him get away with it.

  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabar:

    The first time I shot the hook, I was in fourth grade, and I was about five feet eight inches tall. I put the ball up and felt totally at ease with the shot. I was completely confident it would go in and I've been shooting it ever since.

  5. Les Funtleyder:

    I think that Republican folks are going to have to respond, and that perpetuates the discussion, if this message resonates on the Republican side, then biopharma will have both sides shooting at it, which is not optimal for investors.

Images & Illustrations of shooting

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