1. A venture undertaken with the knowledge of eventual failure. However the endeavor is taken up with virtuous intentions.
Word Origin – from the 2004 congressional campaign of U.S House of Representatives Candidate Mike Dugas (R-CA) of the 5th district. The race was known to be hopelessly gerrymandered from the very start. However, Dugas proceeded to run against a 26 year incumbent because of his civic duty to represent the Republican party in the Sacramento area.
The Golden State Warriors winning the NBA championship is truly a Dugas shot in actually occurring.