potshot

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pot +‎ shot

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potshot (plural potshots)

  1. A shot taken at an easy or random target.
  2. Criticism of an easy target; a cheap shot.
    • 2018 July 26, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, “A documentary muckraker takes on the tech sector of health in The Bleeding Edge”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      He takes his share of potshots (mostly at the Da Vinci surgical robot), but the conscience of the film is in the stories of Essure, a procedure marketed to women as a hassle-free alternative to tubal ligation
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potshot (third-person singular simple present potshots, present participle potshotting, simple past and past participle potshotted)

  1. To fire potshots.

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