What does shooting mean?

Definitions for shooting
shoot·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shooting.

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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Daniel Samson:

    The gun shooting has stopped now.

  2. Julio Montaner:

    It's one gigantic shooting gallery.

  3. Julien Pearce:

    They were shooting people on the floor.

  4. Hellen Titus:

    In the time of shooting, they skipped me.

  5. Tampa Police spokesman Stephen Hegarty:

    All of a sudden somebody started shooting.

Images & Illustrations of shooting

  1. shootingshootingshooting

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