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Noun: cheap shot  cheep shót
  1. An unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
  2. An illegal and unsportsmanlike act of unnecessary violence
    "he called a penalty on them when the lineman took a cheap shot at the quarterback"

Derived forms: cheap shots

Type of: barb, dig [informal], gibe, jibe, shaft, shot, slam