Upshot Definition

ŭpshŏt
noun
The conclusion; result; outcome.
Webster's New World
The central idea or point; gist.
American Heritage

(US) A concise summary.

I'm not interested in hearing all the details. Just give me the upshot.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Upshot

Noun

Singular:
upshot
Plural:
upshots

Origin of Upshot

  • Said to come from up + shot, referring to the last shot in a match of archery. Or alternatively from Hebrew or Judeo-Aramaic פשט (p'shat, “simple explanation").

    From Wiktionary

  • Earlier upshot the last shot in an archery contest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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