how to pronounce potshot


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potshot is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of potshot in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… no potshot to him great I am I actually …”

meanings of potshot


  1. A shot taken at an easy or random target.
  2. Criticism of an easy target; a cheap shot.


  1. To fire potshots.

potshot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word potshot occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics potshot can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that potshot can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to potshot


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