Complete Definition of "upshot"

English

Etymology
:Said to come from Hebrew, or Judeo-Aramaic and into English phrases, originally from p’shat, “simple explanation”.

Pronunciation
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Noun
upshot (plural upshots (unusual))

  1. US A concise summary of a lengthy explanation. The bottom line.

#: I'm not interested in hearing all the details. Just give me the upshot.

  1. The final result, or outcome of something.

#: The upshot was that they had to get married.

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