parting shot

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An insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end

Gold Coast Deputy Mayor David Power took a parting shot at the Crime and Misconduct Commission and his council enemies as he announced his bombshell resignation today.

If someone makes a parting shot, they make an unpleasant or forceful remark at the end of a conversation, and then leave so that no-one has the chance to reply. He turned to face her for his parting shot. `You're one coldhearted woman, you know that?'. An act of aggression or retaliation, such as a retort or threat, that is made upon one's departure or at the end of a heated discussion
parting shots
plural form of parting shot
parting shot

    Silbentrennung

    part·ing shot

    Türkische aussprache

    pärtîng şät

    Aussprache

    /ˈpärtəɴɢ ˈsʜät/ /ˈpɑːrtɪŋ ˈʃɑːt/

    Etymologie

    () Believed to be a variation of Parthian shot, referring to a military maneuver in which Parthian troops retreating on horseback turned back to face the enemy and shot while retreating.http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=Parthianhttp://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/5/messages/1157.html

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