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1. A term used in the game of Hearts when you attempt to collect every Heart, the Queen of Spades, and sometimes the Jack as well. Normally pulled off when you've been dealt a bunch of high cards or nearly an entire suite, or your opponents are frickin' retarded.

2. To attempt the near-impossible.
1. YOU HAD A FRICKIN' ACE OF HEARTS, BUT YOU PLAYED A TWO!? WAY TO LET HIM SHOOT THE MOON!!

2. 5 star Freebird on Guitar Hero II? You're shootin' the moon!
by dougwastaken September 17, 2007
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- To take a risk and cheat in a school exam which may result

in gaining high grades.
- to pass and excel at card games, an exam or other

activities.
- to ask for the best or the most you could hope for.
- To take a risk which may result in great rewards; to

succeed after taking such a risk.
- To attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high

measurement.
- Reham used to be a smart ass, but never gained high marks at school, but once she { shot the moon} in all her final exams, she became one of the first top ten students in the country.
- What? You'll flunk the test? Are you mad? Don't you have eyes to see? Are you driving me nuts? Don't you know that our classmate, Reham, {shot the moon} a week ago and passed with an honor? Go and {shoot the moon} or you will fail.
by Iyad Mahdood January 05, 2013
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To drink a very large amount of alcohol, and yet somehow escape a hangover the next day.

Origin: To play a game with seemingly suicidal tactics that pay off through sheer luck.
"Jesus, I drank 14 beers, five cocktails and three tequila's last night but today I feel great!"
"Way to shoot the moon, dude!"
by Daozmiester May 01, 2008
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to launch your car into the air by using some form of a ramp
"Bo, looks like we're gonna have to shoot the moon" Cooter - Dukes of Hazzard
by Stuntman Eric October 06, 2007
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To insert an Ecstasy Tablet in your anus via turkey baster..gets you ten times more fucked up:)
"Dude Rudy looks fucked up!"

"I know!I told him to Shoot the Moon and he did it!!"

"FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU"

"I know,i need a new turkey baster:("
by E_Guy March 23, 2010
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