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air shot

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Definition of air shot in English:

noun

informal
A missed attempt to hit or kick a ball: she ended in rough so deep that her third was an air shot
More example sentences
  • Following an air shot by one player, the ball ran to another, who scooped it over.
  • Using no back-lift at all, his right foot headed for his victim's groin but ended in an air shot.
  • He had an air shot on the edge of the area.

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