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From Middle English shoting, schoting, from Old English scotung (shooting), from Proto-Germanic *skutungō, equivalent to shoot +‎ -ing. Cognate with Dutch schieting, German Erschießung (shooting), Swedish skjutning (shooting).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃuːtɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -uːtɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: shoot‧ing

VerbEdit

shooting

  1. present participle of shoot

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NounEdit

shooting (usually uncountable, plural shootings)

  1. (countable) An instance of shooting with a gun or other weapon.
    Police are hunting the people who carried out the shootings last week.
  2. (uncountable) The sport or activity of firing a gun or other weapon.
    I take part in shooting at the local archery club.
  3. A district in which people have the right to kill game with firearms.
  4. The act of one who, or that which, shoots.
    the shooting of rays of light
  5. A sensation of darting pain.
    a shooting in one's head

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shooting m (plural shootings)

  1. shoot, shooting (all senses)