Meaning of shooting match

shoot'ing match"

Pronunciation: (sh'ting for 1 sht'n, sh'ting for 2), [key]
  1. a contest in marksmanship.
  2. He decided to sell the whole shooting match—his house, furniture, and car.
    1. a number of persons or things collectively.
    2. everything involved with a particular matter:He decided to sell the whole shooting match—his house, furniture, and car.
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