Part of speech: noun

The final outcome or result.

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Usage examples "upshot":

  1. But that the upshot of his religious teaching is wholesome and edifying can hardly be denied. - "Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold", Matthew Arnold.
  2. However Paula had spent her day, the upshot of it was satisfactory. - "Mary Wollaston", Henry Kitchell Webster.
  3. I'm goin' crazy to know the upshot of it, and I smell the pie burnin'- it's rhubob, too. - "In a Little Town", Rupert Hughes.