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Shooting

ʃuːt

Meanings of Shooting:

noun

The action or practice of shooting with a gun.

Usage examples:

The events that led up to the shooting of the man
adjective

Moving or growing quickly.

Usage examples:

Shooting beams of light played over the sea
verb

Kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow.

Usage examples:

He was shot in the leg during an armed robbery

Shooting-star

ˌʃuː.tɪŋ ˈstɑːr

Meanings of Shooting-star:

noun

A meteor

Meanings of Shooting-up:

phrasal verb

To increase very quickly in size or amount

Usage examples:

Kerry shot up, growing something like six inches in six months., if he lost his temper, his blood p…

Meanings of Shootings:

noun

The action or practice of shooting with a gun.

Usage examples:

The events that led up to the shooting of the man
adjective

Moving or growing quickly.

Usage examples:

Shooting beams of light played over the sea

Shootist

ˈʃuːtɪst

Meanings of Shootist:

noun

A person who shoots, especially a marksman.

Usage examples:

One of their sponsors is a store catering to shootists, and the ad offers ‘machine gun rentals.’

Meanings of Shootout:

noun

A decisive gun battle.

Usage examples:

We had all got cap pistols for christmas and gathered in dr hadley's backyard for a shoot-out

Meanings of Shootouts:

noun

A decisive gun battle.

Usage examples:

We had all got cap pistols for christmas and gathered in dr hadley's backyard for a shoot-out

Shoots

ʃuːt

Meanings of Shoots:

noun

A sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level.

Usage examples:

Cement was loaded on to barges via chutes
verb

Kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow.

Usage examples:

He was shot in the leg during an armed robbery
exclamation

Used as a euphemism for ‘shit

Usage examples:

Shoot, it was a great day to be alive

Shop

ʃɒp

Meanings of Shop:

noun

A building or part of a building where goods or services are sold.

Usage examples:

A video shop
verb

Visit one or more shops or websites to buy goods.

Usage examples:

She shopped for groceries twice a week

Meanings of Shop around:

phrasal verb

To compare the price and quality of items in different stores before you decide which one to buy

Usage examples:

Did you shop around when you were looking for your car?

Shop-assistant

ˈʃɒp əˌsɪs.tənt

Meanings of Shop-assistant:

noun

A person whose job is to sell products in a store

Usage examples:

All our shop assistants receive training in customer care.

Meanings of Shop-floor:

noun

→  factory floor

Usage examples:

The pay gap between the boardroom and the shop floor in britain is now the widest in europe., union…

Shop-steward

ˌʃɒp ˈstjuː.əd

Meanings of Shop-steward:

noun

A worker elected by the workers in a factory or business to represent them in discussions with the management. a shop steward is usually a member of a trade union

Usage examples:

Fifty shop stewards met yesterday to approve a strike ballot.

Meanings of Shopboy:

noun

A male shop assistant.

Meanings of Shopboys:

noun

A male shop assistant.

Meanings of Shope:

noun

Attributive and in the genitive. designating a transmissible soft-tissue tumour (fibroma or myxoma) of rabbits, the condition of having such a tumour or tumours, and the poxvirus (genus leporipoxvirus) which causes such tumours.

Meanings of Shopgirl:

noun

A female shop assistant.

Meanings of Shopgirls:

noun

A female shop assistant.

Meanings of Shopkeeper:

noun

The owner and manager of a shop.

Usage examples:

When we walk into a shop we get sneered at by the shopkeeper and we are not left to walk about the …

Meanings of Shopkeeperess:

noun

A female shopkeeper.

Meanings of Shopkeeperish:

adjective

Having the nature of a shopkeeper.

Meanings of Shopkeeperism:

noun

The attitudes or behaviour characteristic of shopkeepers as a class.

Shopkeepers

ˈʃɒpˌkiː.pər

Meanings of Shopkeepers:

noun

The owner and manager of a shop.

Usage examples:

When we walk into a shop we get sneered at by the shopkeeper and we are not left to walk about the …

Meanings of Shoplet:

noun

A little shop.

Shoplift

ˈʃɒpˌlɪft

Meanings of Shoplift:

verb

Steal goods from a shop while pretending to be a customer.

Usage examples:

He was spotted shoplifting at the supermarket near his home

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