ALL meanings of chip shot

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  • noun chip shot a short approach shot to the green, esp one that is lofted 3
  • noun chip shot a short, lofted shot, made esp. from just off the putting green 3
  • noun chip shot a shot that is purposely hit fairly high into the air and is meant to roll upon landing, used in approaching the green. 1
  • noun chip shot (golf) An approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole. 0
  • noun chip shot (American football) A relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance. 0
  • noun chip shot (soccer) A shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal. 0
  • noun chip shot (curling) A takeout shot aimed at hitting a rock at an angle. 0
  • noun chip shot (some other sports) The achievement of a goal or the striking of a target with a ball or other projectile in relatively nonchallenging or routine circumstances, by throwing (as in basketball) or by discharging a firearm (as in hunting). 0
  • noun chip shot (Idiomatic) (by extension) Something that is easy to do or to achieve. 0
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