from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Covering a wide range in a random way; indiscriminate: "his habit of scattershot comment on whatever issue catches his eye” ( Howell Raines).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Covering a broad range in a random and unsystematic way.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. covering a wide range in a haphazard way
scatter + shot (Wiktionary)