[ UK /ʃˈuːta‍ʊt/ ]
[ US /ˈʃutaʊt/ ]
  1. a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
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How To Use shootout In A Sentence

  • After Mr. Janjalani was killed in 1998 in a shootout with police, Abu Sayyaf degenerated into kidnap-for-ransom gangs, splintering into several parts that frequently feuded for control of the islands of Jolo, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi. Philippine Strike Kills 3 Terrorists
  • Just like how the game went in Buffalo, the away team left yesterday's Winter Classic with a win in the shootout.
  • The heist is successful, but when it comes to divide the money, the robbers get into a shootout which leaves all of them dead, except one guy who leaves to exact revenge before dying, himself. Five Action Movies That Started Off As Foreign Films | myFiveBest
  • Many of the shootouts between the narcos and the authorities occur in populated neighborhoods albeit not gringo enclaves. Page 2
  • MONTREAL (AP) - The Boston Bruins caught a big break in the shootout to back up Tim Thomas 'strong netminding on a night that the Montreal Canadiens honored one of the greatest goalies to play the game.
  • ALGIERS - A man wanted over the kidnapping of three French consular officials in Algiers last October was killed in a shootout in the Algerian capital, state radio said. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • It was still 1-1 after extra time, so cue the dreaded penalty shootout.
  • The deciding shootout leg was summed up in commentary at the time as the'most momentous in darts history '. The Sun
  • I vote most of the dialogue from the high mountain meadow between Rooster Cogburn and Lucky Ned Pepper just before the horseback shootout in True Grit. Greatest movie line ever
  • On the surface, Grimes is your average small-town cop — until he awakes from a coma one day (after a highway shootout with suspects) to find his town abandoned, his wife and son missing and the streets strewn with the wreckage of cars and bloody chaos. Everything Old Is New Again
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