cheap shot

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cheap shot (plural cheap shots)

  1. 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.
  2. (by analogy) A remark that unfairly disparages an obvious vulnerability of the target.
    School bullies always take cheap shots at kids with glasses.