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- A deliberate, unsportsmanlike, and potentially illegal act of aggression against an opponent.
- Attacking a goalie trying to make a save is a total cheap shot, I think.
- (by analogy) A remark that unfairly disparages an obvious vulnerability of the target.
- School bullies always take cheap shots at kids with glasses.
- (an unfair remark): low blow