Definition of pot-shotting in US English:

pot-shotting

noun

  • The action of "pot-shot"; random or opportunistic shooting.

adjective

  • Involving pot-shotting or pot-shots; that takes pot-shots.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From pot-shot + -ing<br>1940s. From pot-shot + -ing.

Pronunciation

pot-shotting

/ˈpɒtˌʃɒtɪŋ/