To let go of your pride and pursue someone you are interested in
Friend: "He hasn't made the first move yet, so I'll have to shoot my shot and slide up into them DMs"
You: "Shoot your shot..?"
Friend: "Yeah, you know talk to him first."
You: "Ohhh, Good luck"
by AsPhat October 27, 2015
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To take a chance no matter if you fail or not.
Boy: Hey Vanessa...wanna be my date to prom?
Girl: No, sorry I already have a date!
Boy: Shooters shoot.
Teacher: Hey you always gotta shoot your shot! Yea boi!
by shmo_shmoney March 10, 2017
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Hoe: Nice shoes.
You: Hey nice tits.
Hoe: No, don't shoot your shot. I have a boyfriend.
by Niggezzy February 16, 2016
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To be brave and having the audacity to do something that might be embarrassing. “Shooting your shot” takes motivation; it means that you only have one chance to do something before you loose that chance.

Ex. It could be your crush that broke up with her/his bf/gf and you’ve been waiting to speak to her for ages. (That would be your chance to speak to her/him)
Friend: Hey man I heard that Jessica is single
Guy: Oh really?!

Friend: Yeah shoot your shot
Guy: *Waits two months*
Friend: Did you hear? Jessica has a bf
Guy: Aww sh*t

Friend: Ugh I told you to shoot your shot...
by December 18, 2018
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Full send something or just do something and hope for the best.
“You should shoot your shot and get his snap
by ~AyeIGotU February 5, 2019
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On May 28 is the day to shoot your shot and confess or show feelings for your crush
SHOOT YOUR SHOT : To do a thing, or say a thing, or claim a thing possibly outside of your range of abilities, though not explicitly so. Sarah-"The kid in the story above, he shot his shot"
by XxcrushiexX May 28, 2019
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