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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooting, shotnoun

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

  2. shootingnoun

    killing someone by gunfire

    "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. shootingnoun

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

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

  2. shootingnoun

    The sport or activity of firing a gun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shooting

    of Shoot

  2. Shootingnoun

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

  3. Shootingnoun

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

  4. Shootingnoun

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

  5. Shootingadjective

    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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for shooting »

  1. soothing

  2. hootings

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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. Olha Kovalyova:

    The Minsk agreement is not working, so how can we call it peace talks if they are shooting and bombing our cites during and after the talks? there is no trust in Russia, but also I hope for peace and calm, but unfortunately this is the situation.

  2. Lori Lightfoot:

    If you're shooting an unarmed child with his hands in the air, it is an assassination. as a mom, this is not something Adeena Weiss-Ortiz want children to see.

  3. Tiger Woods:

    I missed a few putts out there, but Im not too bummed out about it, because I hit them on my lines, i can live with that. I can live with days when Im hitting putts on my lines and they just dont go in. Thats the way it goes. Tiger Woods KNOWS HES IN GOOD SHAPE AFTER SHOOTING 70 IN MASTERS FIRST ROUND With the incident behind him, hes looking to win his first major in 11 years. Tiger Woods placed second in the PGA Championship last year. Tiger finished the round with a 4-under 68, to give Tiger Woods 6-under for the championship, just a stroke behind leaders Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Brooks Koepka. Injuries have made the star look human in recent years, but many are hoping this Masters tournament will mark his long overdue comeback. Woods last Masters victory came in 2005. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP.

  4. Cassandra Taylor:

    And I said, 'Sir, what are you doing?' And he finished shooting and he took off in his truck, didn't look up at me or nothing.

  5. Julio Montaner:

    This vibrant part of the city became abandoned and then reoccupied by individuals who are predominantly poor and have very high rates of injection drug use, it's one gigantic shooting gallery.

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