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addaword.gifdefinition of kidney shot

noun
1
a blow to the kidneys
2
a very damaging attack that reveals someone's weakness
It's a kidney shot because it reveals a very cynical view. He's pushing independent voters out the door.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/09/2012 13:53:00
Definition of kidney shot from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a face mask worn on the beach in order to protect the face from the sun

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