Pronunciation: (shOO'ting for 1; shOOt'n, shOO'ting for 2), [key]
1. a contest in marksmanship.
a. a number of persons or things collectively.
b. everything involved with a particular matter: He decided to sell the whole shooting match—his house, furniture, and car.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.