Cheap-shot meaning

An unfair or unsporting verbal attack on a vulnerable target.
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An unnecessarily rough or mean action or remark against which there is no ready defense.
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Alternative spelling of cheap shot.
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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.

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(by analogy) A remark that unfairly disparages an obvious vulnerability of the target.

School bullies always take cheap shots at kids with glasses.

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