The calling of 'dibs' or first take on an 1.object, 2.activity, or 3.person. Little know it can be used outside of calling for a seat in an automobile.
Shotgun is a Man Rule that MUST be upheld by all.
1. "Dude, I got shotgun on the Mt. Dew."
"I so got shotgun on the bed, you're sleeping on the futon."
"If we play madden I got shotgun on the Pats."
2. "Dude, I got shotgun on checking mysapce."
"Shotgun on the first slice of pizza!"
"Shotgun on doing the obstacle course first."
3. "When they break up I got shotgun on insert boy/girl's name
"Shotgun on insert last name here
as my Quarterback!"