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Definition:

  1. [noun] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
    Synonyms: shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe

  2. [verb] be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
    Synonyms: match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, tally, agree

  3. [verb] laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
    Synonyms: jeer, scoff, flout, barrack

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