shotty


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shotty

1. slang An informal shortening of "shotgun." I knew I should have brought a shotty with me to this job. The best guns to wield in the game are double shotties. You can really tear through your opponents with them!
2. slang An informal shortening of "shotgun," meaning "riding in the front passenger seat of a car," or used as an interjection to claim that privilege. An allusion to the passenger seat of horse-drawn carriages being occupied by someone carrying a shotgun in order to protect the carriage's contents or occupants. You rode shotty last time—it's my turn! The first one to shout "Shotty!" gets to ride in the front seat. That's always been the rule!

shotty back

n. the seat in a car behind the shotgun or passenger seat. (see also ride shotgun for an explanation.) I wanna ride shotty back!
See also: back, shotty
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Shotty nodes typically have a viral aetiology and suppurant nodes may be fluctuant.
Examination also revealed an enlarged and tender right inguinal lymph node, and shotty, tender, left inguinal lymphadenopathy.
GU: Two shotty inguinal nodes palpated, vulva erythematous, slightly swollen, and tender to touch.
Marvin James Anthony Walker, known locally as Shotty, walked into Wednesfield police station on Wednesday night after a massive police hunt was launched.
He had only shotty inguinal adenopathy that was nontender.
Today detectives admitted they had so far drawn a blank in their hunt for 21-year-old Walker, who is better known as Shotty and is a "well-known character" in the Bilston, Wolverhampton and Bushbury areas.
Lypmphatics: No palpable nodes except for two shotty nodes in cervical chain.
Clinically he presented with undulating high fevers, tachycardia and was markedly pale, with generalised shotty cervical lymphadenopathy and mild splenomegaly.
Neck: Neck supple with shotty cervical lymphadenopathy, nontender to palpation.