Definition of parting shot in English:

parting shot

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noun

  • A final remark, typically a cutting one, made by someone at the moment of departure: as her parting shot she told me never to phone her again
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    • Then, as a final parting shot, he leans over to look at my store catalogue and advises me on what type of music system to buy.
    • His fellow team at ‘GMA’ sent him off with parting gifts and some parting shots, as they showed some of his memorable moments.
    • Darryl mounted Firedancer and rode past them, but he couldn't resist a final parting shot.

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