Definition of push shot in US English:

push shot

noun

Sport
  • A shot in which the ball is pushed rather than hit; (Billiards, Snooker, and Pool) a shot, now a foul stroke, in which the ball is pushed with the cue, or in which the cue, the cue ball, and the object ball are all in contact at the instant the shot is made.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Appleton (Wisconsin) Motor.