slap shot

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English[edit]

A hockey player winding up to take a slap shot

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slap shot (plural slap shots)

  1. (ice hockey) The fastest shot in hockey, which typically involves levering the stick above the head before swinging it down to strike the puck with maximum power.

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  • "Slap shot" is about twice as common as the spelling "slapshot" in newspapers.

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