- a pothunter's shot
- an easy shot, as at close range
- a random shot
- a haphazard try
- a random criticism or attack
See potshot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
also pot shot noun
- A random or easy shot.
- A criticism made without careful thought and aimed at a handy target for attack: reporters taking potshots at the mayor.
Origin: So called because such a shot is fired by a hunter whose main purpose is to get food for the pot
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